Government news and resources
For the latest advice, information and resources about Coronavirus go to the Australian Government Department of Health website at www.health.gov.au and follow the link from the homepage.
The Tasmanian Government Department of Health website (www.health.tas.gov.au/coronavirus) has information about the situation in Tasmania.
ATDC office arrangements
Similar to a number of our members, we’re implementing changes to the way the team operates so that we’re best placed to continue providing support over the coming weeks. This includes:
- Operating with a skeleton staff at the ATDC office in Hobart
- Encouraging members of the ATDC team to work remotely where possible
- Transitioning face-to-face meetings and discussions to telephone and/or videoconference
- The cancellation or postponement of key events (e.g. Bus Tours and the 2020 ATDC Conference).
These changes will not impact our progress with our existing work (e.g. the consumer engagement project, the AOD Reform Agenda, stigma and discrimination to name a few). We will also be focused on the continuation of workforce training and development opportunities for members, and opportunities for the sector to remain connected that can be delivered remotely. We will provide more information on this in the next few weeks.
As we all journey through the next few months there may be other issues that arise that may require a united voice for our sector. If there is anything that you’re concerned about, or if you require any support do not hesitate to get in contact. We will be here to assist.