CEO Update

CEO Update December 2020

09 December 2020
I’ve been talking about money a lot in the last couple of weeks, particularly following the tabling of the 2020-21 Tasmanian State Budget in November.
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CEO Update November 2020

05 November 2020
November is usually a time when we turn our minds to preparing for the end of the year, and what the new year may have in store.
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CEO Update October 2020

15 October 2020
‘Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small things bought together’.
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CEO Update September 2020

18 September 2020
You did it again. You exceeded our expectations, and the result was one that we can all be very proud of.
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CEO Update August 2020

11 August 2020
Paperwork. We all have to do it, and at times it feels like a task that has questionable benefit, particularly when we think about the time and effort we put into it.
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CEO Update July 2020

15 July 2020
What are you doing to look after you?
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CEO Update June 2020

04 June 2020
Research is starting to emerge confirming what we all expected - people have been drinking more and more often during COVID-19
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CEO Update May 2020

18 May 2020
There’s no doubt that the year 2020 is going to be remembered as the year COVID-19 turned our lives into a rollercoaster ride.
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CEO Update April 2020

15 April 2020
Flatten the curve, Think about it, Know the risks and Talk about it.
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CEO Update March 2020

10 March 2020
I have just one ask for you this month, and it's an important one.
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CEO Update February 2020

12 February 2020
Welcome to 2020 from Jackie Hallam, Acting CEO
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CEO Update December 2019

17 December 2019
Here we are! It’s hard to believe that we’ve made it to the end of 2019! It’s been an incredible year with many highlights.
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CEO Update November 2019

29 November 2019
We’ve been asked on more than one occasion why we continue to be steadfast in our position to trial pill testing in Tasmania, particularly given the Tasmanian Government’s similarly steadfast position not to.
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CEO Update October 2019

31 October 2019
It’s that time of year when our minds turn towards thoughts of warmer days, time with family and dare I say, Christmas preparations! Not yet I hear you say!
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CEO Update September 2019

30 September 2019
‘Purposeful’ and ‘steadfast’. These were the words I shared at last week’s Annual General Meeting to describe the efforts of the ATDC over the past 12 months.
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CEO Update August 2019

31 August 2019
My message is simple this month and it’s ‘thank you’.
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CEO Update July 2019

30 July 2019
I really enjoy my role at the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania. Over the past 12 months that I’ve been in this role, it has provided me with many opportunities to be involved in discussions and projects that help to deliver real impact to many Tasmanians.
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CEO Update June 2019

25 June 2019
As Winter approaches, discussions surrounding the homelessness crisis across Tasmania are intensifying with many individuals and families unable to find secure accommodation.
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State Budget 2019-20

20 June 2019
The release of the 2019-20 State Budget has been received with an acute sense of disappointment from the Tasmanian community sector for the lack of investment in services and programs across the State.
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CEO Update May 2019

31 May 2019
Another Tasmanian State Budget has been tabled, and those following the media would be aware that the ATDC has been vocal in expressing concern about the lack of funding for alcohol, tobacco and other drug services.
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CEO Update April 2019

30 April 2019
As we nudge closer to the Federal election, many of you may have already decided how you will vote and some of you may still be considering your choices.
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CEO Update March 2019

31 March 2019
It’s incredible to think we’re almost one quarter of the way through 2019! Over the past month, pill testing continues to dominate the national media, particularly in Tasmania following Speaker of the House of Assembly Sue Hickey’s public announcement that she supports pill testing.
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CEO Update February 2019

28 February 2019
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CEO Update January 2019

31 January 2019
As we all settle into the start of 2019, our thoughts are with our courageous and tireless firefighters, including hundreds of volunteer fire brigade members, who are battling multiple fires across the island, particularly down in Huon Valley...
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