36 arrests were made at the event.
“The current policies and strategies of our state and territory governments are needlessly endangering lives.”
“We have to put an end to the ignorance of this NSW government! It’s costing lives!”
“People… are quite calculated in the way they are secreting things”
“This doesn’t need to be the summer of festival deaths”
“This is a very distressing incident”
“Your grandkids, your kids will take drugs at festivals. It is going to happen. Would you prefer they know what they’re taking?”
16 others have been hospitalised
“Political parties… stop playing politics with young Tasmanian lives”.
It was apparently too late to sort out the logistics for the testing.
Over 60 festivals, musicians and industry figures have signed an urgent open letter.
They were “generally happy with the behaviour” of punters.
There’s still hope yet.
“Don’t stop festivals, that’s got nothing to do with it.”
The NSW Premier reckons pill testing “gives the green light to drugs”, but not everyone agrees.
The team behind Groovin The Moo’s successful trial wants to host “at least another four or five” pill testing programs.
Their tests have detected powerful traces of BS…
CC: NSW police
Here’s what pill testers found during the Australian-first trial.