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New Workforce Infographic!

Here is the latest Workforce Infographic looking at the barriers workers are having to accessing and participating in training and professional development. An important topic – we need to keep our workforce engaged, supported and confident in best practice techniques.

Submission to the review of the Tasmanian Opioid Pharmacotherapy Program

Here is the ATDC’s submission to the review of the Tasmanian Opioid Pharmacotherapy Program. Have a look! Many thanks to all our members that provided input and feedback on the document. We think this is a strong submission to the process that: – encourages a shift toward a more person-centred program, – identifies service system…

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report

This National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program report is the third in a series of nine public reports which will detail the findings of the national wastewater program until the end of 2019. This report provides statistically valid datasets of drug use and distribution patterns across a large number of sites in capital cities and regional…

Latest Infographic!

The latest piece from the ATDC’s infographic series has been launched! We are releasing infographics, that illustrate Tassie’s AOD workforce, on a monthly basis.

Tasmanian ATOD Awards Nomination Package

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond in Tasmania’s AOD sector? Nominate them for a Tasmanian Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Award! There are four categories: the Outstanding Contributions Award; Excellence in Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug award (individual); excellence in Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug award (program/organisation); and the Early Career Award….

APSAD wrap

Three staff members from the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council attended the APSAD conference in Melbourne from November 13 to 15. The conference featured a whole range of topical AOD presentations, and we listened on in interest to diverse speakers. Opioids, steroids, alcohol, AOD issues for Indigenous Australians, and professional issues all featured prominently…

ATDC welcomes new President

Michael Voumard has been voted the new President of the Board of the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania. He takes over from Stuart Smith, who was farewelled and thanked at the ATDC AGM on October 25, 2017. Michael is the State Manager Professional Support and Service Improvement at Anglicare Tasmania, and has…