Professor Alison Ritter

Women dancing at a music festival

The NSW Deputy Coroner has recommended a pill testing trial, the decriminalisation of personal drug use and no sniffer dogs at music festivals.

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The Social Policy Research Centre’s Professor Alison Ritter believes around 500 people will be placed on income management during the Coalition’s proposed trial.

Professor Alison Ritter (L) with Professor Peter Reuter

Professor Peter Reuter, who received the 2019 Stockholm Prize in Criminology this month, has been mentoring Professor Alison Ritter from UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre for 20 years, since the early days of the Drug Policy Modelling Program.