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Julie Bates gets award

One of her first successes was to convince the owner of Sydney’s largest brothel, the Nevada, that he’d go bust unless he insisted on condom use. “I told him, ‘I can help you have the boomingest business in town. But you have to be brave.’” She got him a double-page spread in that weekend’s paper, and over the next four years condom use in the city’s brothels climbed from just over 10 per cent to an estimated 90 per cent.

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Nigel's day job is being the Community Manager at HIT, he also runs the website and a number of other online harm reduction projects. In his spare time he can be found hiding behind a camera.

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Craig is a committed harm reductionist, having worked primarily with people who inject drugs for two decades, both in the United Kingdom and Australia. A surfer, climber and wannabe novelist, he sometimes takes photographs too.




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