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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Children avert your eyes now

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According to the most recent National Drug Strategy Household Survey, there is strong public support for controls on alcohol advertising. Compared to the previous report, there was increased support for…

NADA Conference 2016—Integrated care: Working together to respond to complexity

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The NADA Conference 2016-Integrated care: Working together to respond to complexity will bring together people from across the alcohol and other drug sector and will provide a forum to highlight…

ATDC 2016 Conference – Rethinking Prevention: a broader agenda


The Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania is looking forward to seeing you in Hobart for the ATDC 2016 Conference. The ATDC 2016 Conference Rethinking Prevention: a broader…

Something in the air – but not safety

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Do you ever wonder why airline staff bother to go through the safety routine these days? So few passengers seem to watch or listen. It does seem redundant to be…


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Listen to an extract from the ABC’s Q&A on Monday 11 April when the panelists discussed the role of alcohol in family violence and foetal alcohol syndrome. Germaine Greer said it is…

How Women Are Targeted To Drink More

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Problematic drinking by women can be overlooked as they do not drink as much, or as often, as men. Yet alcohol has a greater effect on women. For biological reasons…

Liquor Act & Domestic violence, does it go hand in hand?

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The much anticipated report of the Royal Commission into Family Violence was published last week. Pleasingly the Victorian government has already promised to implement every one of the 227 recommendations….

A guide for community services: Capacity Building and Change Management


VAADA is proud to announce the release of ‘Capacity Building and Change Management – A guide for community services’. This latest resource has kept the still relevant and best bits of the old…

Alcohol and Other Drugs Symposium

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The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is collaborating with the Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA) to hold a symposium to explore mental health and drug and alcohol…

Queensland Act on Alcohol Survey 2016


The Act on Alcohol service aims to support Queensland communities to address alcohol-related concerns. By completing this survey Act on Alcohol can get a better understanding of what’s happening in your…