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ATDC finishes off regional bus tours in the North-West

The ATDC wrapped up its regional bus tours on the North-West Coast on Tuesday, May 30. Sector Capacity Building Officer Olivia Montgomery, Policy and Research Officer Dr Jackie Hallam and Member Relations Officer Tamara McDonald were in attendance, along with about 20 guests from areas including housing and mental health. We visited ATDC members including…

ATDC Budget Priority Statement 2017-2018

The ATDC submission to the Tasmanian Government highlights the essential funding required for the ATOD community sector. The 2017-2018 ATDC Budget Priority Statement can be found here.

Survey

Hollie Wilson and Fotina Hardy from the School of Psychology & Counselling, and the School of Social Work & Human Services at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are conducting a study on enhancing tertiary education pathways for graduates in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) field. They are looking for AOD practitioners to complete a 10-15…

ATDC Stakeholder Survey

REMINDER – ATDC Stakeholder Survey Filling out the survey helps us adjust what we do for members each year. Please access the survey here. The survey relates to ATDC’s performance in the previous 12 months. The purpose of the survey is to assist the ATDC to build its effectiveness as the peak body for the alcohol,…

Anglicare Social Action and Research Centre Survey

Anglicare’s Social Action and Research Centre extends a warm request for your feedback. Your views on what they do well, where they could improve, and anything else you think they need to know, are greatly appreciated. It is anonymous and will take about 5-10 minutes.  Click here to go to the survey.

DRINK THING – Alcohol and You

DRINK THING is the culmination of collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services led by the Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Directorate with assistance from DHHS Communications, the Departments of Education and Police, Fire and Emergency Management, the Alcohol and Drug Services and the Drug Education Network through the cross-agency steering committee.  A…

Men wanted for ambo research

The research is part of the a National study called Beyond the Emergency, which is being conducted by Monash University in partnership with ambulance services across Australia and in collaboration with Turning Point and Victoria University with funding from Movember Foundation. They are looking to recruit males over 18 who had called for an ambulance…

Breaking the Cycle

On Monday 29 August 2016, The Minister for Corrections, Dr Vanessa Goodwin, launched ‘Breaking the Cycle- A Safer Community : Strategies for Improving the Throughcare for Offenders 2016-2020’. This document contains additional goals and strategies that support throughcare and will sit alongside the Breaking the Cycle Strategic Plan for Tasmanian Corrections 2011-2020. While continuing to…

ATDC submission reflected in new Liquor Licensing Act

ATDC submission reflected in new Liquor Licensing Act! We are proud to let our members know that many of our key points in our submission to the Department of Treasury and Finance, Response to the proposed Liquor Licensing Regulations 2016- Consultation Paper- featured as changes to the Liquor Licensing Act 1990. These changes included: Incorporating…