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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…

Working Together to Make a Difference Conference

Only six weeks until Working Together to Make a Difference conference. Burnie Arts and Function Centre, 11 and 12 October 2016. A two day conference exploring successful community service partnerships leading to real outcomes for the community. Visit www.yfcc.com.au for a work in progress program and to see summaries of the workshops on offer. Youth Family and…

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission Illicit Drug Data Report

The Illicit Drug Data Report (IDDR), now in its 13th edition, informs Australia’s understanding of the illicit drug threat and focuses collective efforts by bringing together data from a wide range of sources into the one unique report. In the 2014–15 financial year, Australian law enforcement agencies made a record 105,862 national illicit drug seizures, weighing…

2016 e-Mental Health Support Service Survey

2016 e-Mental Health Support Service Survey This survey is being conducted by the National Institute for Mental Health Research at The Australian National University and led by Julia Reynolds. As part of an Australian Department of Health funded project (eMHPrac) they are seeking to understand Australian primary health care service provider awareness and use of…