Shocking footage has emerged showing revellers brazenly selling and using drugs in the open at a Melbourne festival.
The video shows the lengths at which partygoers are willing to go to so they can consume drugs within festival gates.
The footage was captured covertly by A Current Affair at the controversial Let Go Fest held in Mornington, south-east of Melbourne, last Saturday.
Shocking footage has emerged showing revellers brazenly selling and using drugs in the open at a Melbourne festival
In one clip, two young women crouch beside a stage as one scoops up a white powder with a rolled up banknote.
One of the girls reaches for the note more than once before her friend eventually offers it to her.
She snorts the line and then licks her friend’s hand, where some of the powder has fallen out.
According to ACA, the girls later admitted they were not sure what the substance was and had bought it off stranger.
‘I don’t believe that kids are getting the message, any young teenager, if you say no, they do the complete opposite and that’s what’s happening,’ Adriana Buccianti, who lost her son to an overdose at Victoria’s Rainbow Serpent Festival in 2012, told ACA.
‘It’s so overt, it’s just such risky behaviour. It’s actually really disgraceful.’
The video shows the lengths at which partygoers are willing to go to so they can consume drugs within festival gates
In another clip, reportedly filmed just an hour after the crew arrived at the festival, a man can be seen holding two capsules between his fingers.
He talks with another young man before pulling a sandwich bag filled with capsules out of his pants.
The same dealer then approaches a group of young women and swaps cash for some of the capsules.
Recently, both the Mountain Sounds Festival and the Psyfari festival were cancelled due to increasing controversy surrounding festival drug culture.
The Let Go Fest was held on the Mornington Peninsula just outside Melbourne on Saturday
The cancellations come after six people died over four months due to suspected drug overdoses.
Most recently, Alex Ross-King, 19, died after attending the FOMO music festival on January 12.
Just weeks before, university student Callum Edwards, 20, fell critically ill at Beyond the Valley music festival in Lardner, Victoria, on December 29.
He was flown to hospital and died three days later. His family refuted claims he died of a drug overdose after tiger snake venom was found in his blood.
On the same day, 22-year-old Joshua Tam died after taking an unknown substance at Lost Paradise in Gosford, New South Wales.
Mr Tam, from Toowong in Brisbane, was rushed to Gosford hospital at 8pm on December 29, but died soon after arriving.
Earlier in December, 19-year-old Callum Brosnan was found in a ‘distressed state’ at the Knockout Games of Destiny Dance Party at Sydney’s Olympic Park.
He was rushed to Concord Hospital with a suspected drug overdose just before 1.30am on December 9, but died just three hours later.
The deaths of revellers Joseph Phan, 23, and Diana Nguyen, 21, at Defqon. 1. music festival on September 15 shocked the country and threw the future of the popular Sydney festival into doubt.
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has repeatedly denied pill testing, but indicated in January she would consider it if shown evidence it could save lives.