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Vernon White

Canadian senator and visiting fellow with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Dr Vernon White, a sitting Canadian Senator, is visiting fellow with the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and a Canadian senator with over 30 years of policing experience.
The Rich Go To Rehab, The Poor Go To

The Rich Go To Rehab, The Poor Go To Jail

The cost of a treatment bed is far less than the cost of incarceration, which often is the alternative faced after months of addiction and waiting for treatment.
24/05/2016 5:11 AM AEST
Time To Take Care Of Those Who Take Care Of

Time To Take Care Of Those Who Take Care Of Us

This group of public servants face very similar work and tasks to military personnel. Although they are receiving some interest and support, it will take a lot more work to bridge the gap between what is being done and what needs to be done.
01/03/2016 5:55 AM AEDT
What Are We Going To Do About

What Are We Going To Do About Ice?

Mandatory minimum sentences for drug offences give the community and its leaders a sense of getting tough on drugs. But put bluntly, there is no evidence that they have any impact on the availability of drugs in our streets.
24/09/2015 9:01 AM AEST