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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…

CRIG slideshow from ATDC AGM available

Dr Scott McKeown and Peter Boyles, chair and deputy chair of the Codeine Rescheduling Implementation Group (CRIG), delivered a great presentation on the incoming changes at the ATDC AGM on Wednesday, October 25. You can take a look at their slideshow here. 

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…