CYS Continuum of Care Consultation

In 2012 the Minister for Children requested that the Department of Health and Human Services initiate the Continuum of Care project; the Minister also requested a supplementary project be completed by the Commissioner for Children in conjunction with this project, titled „Alternatives to Secure Detention for Youth in Tasmania‟. It is envisaged that this supplementary…

Federal Election 2013

Independent Andrew Wilkie and the Greens Party responded to the ATDC letter requesting advice on their alcohol and drug policy.  Follow the link to read the responses.  It is extremely disappointing to have received nothing from either of the two major parties.  What does this silence mean for the future of alcohol and drug policy in Tasmania?

Commissioner for Children – Report

Findings from the Inquiry into Alternatives to Secure Detention for Youth in Tasmania have been released.  To read the report follow the link below. Alternatives-to-Secure-Youth-Detention-FINAL-2013

Alcohol Legislative Scoping Study Final Report

The Inter Agency Working Group on Drugs has released the Alcohol Legislative Scoping Study Report by Stenning and Associates.   To view the report visit the Tasmanian Drug Strategy website. Stenning and Associates was commissioned by the ATDC on behalf of the IAWGD to identify options for consideration in the implementation of Tasmania’s overarching policy…