Policy

Review of the Liquor Licensing Act 1990

The Department of Treasury and Finance is undertaking a review of the Liquor Licensing Act 1990.  This commenced in 2013, with the aim of assessing how well the Act and the associated administrative functions align with the aims of the Tasmanian Alcohol Action Framework and to identify area of change for Government consideration. Submissions have…

Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention

In March 2013 the State Government released Everybody’s Business: A Strategic Framework for Implementing Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention (PPEI) Approaches in Averting Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Use. Following the release of the Strategic Framework the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services: convened two workshops of interested ATOD stakeholders to confirm priority areas…

Everybody’s Business: PPEI Strategic Framework

Everybody’s Business: A Strategic Framework for Implementing Promotion,Prevention and Early Intervention (PPEI) Approaches in Averting Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Use In March 2013 the Tasmanian State Government released Everybody’s Business: A Strategic Framework for Implementing Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention (PPEI) Approaches in Averting Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Use. Drug Education Network (DEN)…

DHHS Funded Community Sector Outcomes Purchasing Framework

The Community Sector Relations Unit (CSRU) within the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services has led the development of the DHHS Funded Community Sector Outcomes Purchasing Framework. The Framework is consistent with national and international directions in health and community service delivery where there is an increasing focus on monitoring and measuring client and…

Community Sector Communique – DHHS Outcomes

Capacity to measure the outcomes of funded services is variable across the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). While there has been a considerable focus on financial and quality and safety performance, more work needs to be done to improve the final part of the performance puzzle – service delivery outcomes.   Community Sector…

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 here. 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…

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…