The director of Sydney electronic music festival Defqon.1 has told a coroner he did not speak to the medical contractor about the doctors who would be provided. The director of a Sydney music festival said he did not speak to a contracted medical services company about the doctors who would be there and their past experience, an inquest has heard. Simon Coffey, from Q-dance which runs Defqon.1 festival, was on Wednesday asked by counsel assisting Peggy Dwyer whether he’d "relied entirely" on director Mike Hammond from Event Medical Services. "Yes, like I had done every year," Coffey testified at the NSW Coroners Court in Lidcombe. EMS were contracted by Q-dance to provide medical staff at Defqon.1 from 2016. Diana Nguyen, 21, and Joseph Pham, 23, both died after ingesting drugs at the 10th anniversary of the electronic music festival at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in September 2018. Joseph […]