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<pre><pre>Ex-commissioner of the Australian Federal Police Mick Palmer calls for pill testing at NSW music festivals

MARLI CARTMER CONGIU

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Marli Cartmer-Congiu took liquid ecstasy for the first time at a house party in inner-east Sydney on January 26, her friends said.

A short time later she collapsed. Her friends called an ambulance and she was rushed to the hospital, but she could not be saved.

ALEX ROSS-KING

Alex Ross-King, 19, died in the hospital on January 12 after attending the FOMO festival in Parramatta Park.

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The family of Central Coast's teenagers have argued with the NSW government to introduce pill testing that will resume the debate about its effectiveness.

JOSHUA TAM

Joshua Tam, 22, died in the hospital on December 29 after attending the Lost Paradise music festival near Gosford.

His family has helped set up a clothing label in the memory of the young rugby player with proceeds going to drug education for young Australians.

CALLUM BROSNAN

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Callum Brosnan, 19, died after attending the dance music festival Knockout Games of Destiny on December 9.

He was found at a train station near the festival in Sydney's Olympic park, but later died in the hospital.

JOSEPH PHAM

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Callum Brosnan (photo left) and Joseph Pham (photo right) both died after suspected drug overdoses at festivals at the end of last year

Joseph Pham, 23, from western Sydney died in the hospital from a suspected drug overdose on September 15 after the Defqon.1 festival.

Weeks before he died, he shared a Facebook message from a group called & # 39; Sniff Off & # 39; who argue for no tracking dogs, testing pills and legalizing medicines.

DIANA NGUYEN

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Diana Nguyen, a 21-year-old from Melbourne, also died after Defqon.1 on September 15 from a suspected drug overdose.

Mrs. Nguyen was engaged after presenting her finances in Hawaii during her 21st birthday in April.

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