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New ATDC infographic

The second piece from the ATDC’s infographic series has been launched – check it out! We are releasing infographics, that illustrate Tassie’s AOD workforce, on a monthly basis. The previous infographic can be found here. 

ATDC welcomes new TasCAHRD CEO

The ATDC welcomes new Tasmanian Council on Aids, Hepatitis and Related Diseases (TasCAHRD) CEO Cameron Brown. Cameron, who started at TasCAHRD in August, sat down with the ATDC’s Member Relations Officer Tamara McDonald for a chat.   TM: Can you give me some background on your career before TasCAHRD? CB: For the last 10 years,…

The ATDC attends GAPC

  The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council last week attended the Global Alcohol Policy Conference in Melbourne. ATDC Policy and Research Officer Dr Jackie Hallam discusses what she learnt in this post.  I attended the Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017 in Melbourne from October 4-6 and wow, it was great. Firstly here’s a stat…

AOD Service System Framework update

The Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Directorate released this communique on the development of the AOD Service System Framework. This Communique outlines the general process moving forward around developing an AOD Service System Framework; it also specifically outlines communication processes and the upcoming release of a Summary Paper of key findings from the work produced by…

ATDC launches infographics series

The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania has launched a series of infographics illustrating the state’s alcohol and other drugs (AOD) workforce landscape. The ATDC will aim to distribute an infographic monthly to display the interesting data, which comes from our latest Workforce Survey. The first infographic from the series can be seen…

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…