Pill testing will start at festivals in Queensland according to the state’s health minister in a press conference this week.
Experts believe the program will be modeled off the CanTEST pill testing program from the ACT. Pill Testing in the nations capital has been ongoing for a number of years, and has been regarded as a success by activists and experts.
The opposition have made their position on pill testing clear, with deputy leader of the Queensland Liberal National Party stating that pill testing “sends the wrong idea”. Though much has been said for the prospective program, exact details on how the pill testing will be conducted is yet to come out and will be revealed in time.