Laura joined the Alcohol and Drug Foundation in 2016 after completing her Masters in Social Policy at the University of Melbourne.
Passionate about reducing the stigma and discrimination experienced by many people who use drugs, she believes the media plays a vital role in educating the community and framing the issues around drugs and drug use.
Laura has researched and written on a wide range of topics in the alcohol and other drug field as well as provided expert commentary for a variety of media outlets.
About Laura Bajurny
Knowledge Manager - Policy & Advocacy
BA, GCertArts, MSocPolicy
Policy, Cannabis, Alcohol, Methamphetamine (ICE), Alcohol and drug related harm, Prevention, Stigma, Suicide prevention, Research, COVID-19, Drug use and mental ill-health, Alcohol and drug treatment
Workforce, Regional and remote communities, Lived experience, Emergency services, Media, Medical, Alcohol and other drug treatment
Children/youth, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Men, Women, Veterans, Older persons, LGBTI people, Carers, Families