Greg Denham has been actively involved in drug policy reform for over 25 years. A former police officer, Greg has local, national and international experience in harm reduction and has been a strong advocate for evidence informed policy and practice. Currently the Executive Officer for the Yarra Drug and Health Forum in Melbourne, Greg has helped with the introduction of Naloxone and needle and syringe dispensing machines, as well as being one of the main drivers behind the establishment of the supervised injecting facility in North Richmond, which opened in July this year. He is also a board member and advocate with Harm Reduction Australia.
Greg has also had extensive experience working with law enforcement agencies in developing countries advocating for the introduction of policies and practices that support needle exchange, methadone and condom programs to prevent the spread of HIV and other blood borne viruses.
Learn more about the Yarra Drug and Health Forum here.