ACT Health is seeking nominations for suitable persons to be appointed to the Medicines Advisory Committee (MAC). The MAC is an independent statutory body established under the Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008. The MAC’s responsibilities include providing advice to the Chief Health Officer on complex clinical and policy matters involving the supply of medicines, […]
Odyssey House NSW is a not for profit organisation that provides rehabilitation and community services to individuals with alcohol and other drug dependencies. AOD Therapist Permanent Full Time Position Onsite Parking available SCHADS Award Qualifications Required Applicants should have a minimum Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs/Working with Mental Health Diploma in Community Services […]
The consultation draft of the National Alcohol Strategy 2018-2026 has now been released for comment and is available at http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ministerial-drug-alcohol-forum As a sub-strategy of the National Drug Strategy 2017-2026, the National Alcohol Strategy is overseen by the Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum. The Forum consists of Ministers from across Australia with responsibility for alcohol and other […]
CanberraTimes, 14 December 2017 Monitoring of waste water in Canberra has revealed some of the highest use of oxycodone, cocaine and heroin consumption in Australia. Analysis by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission found Canberra had the highest capital city oxycodone consumption levels in August and the capital reported the second consumption levels for cocaine and […]
Health Improvement Projects, Health Improvement Branch, Population Health Protection and Prevention Division ACT Health Primary contact for routine business: including Service Funding Agreement (SFA) enquiries AODPolicy@act.gov.au Please note this mailbox is only monitored during business hours. Secondary contact for urgent and semi urgent inquiries and notifications: including critical incident notifications Chris Kelly, Manager Health Improvement […]
Dear ATODA members and stakeholders, The ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr MLA, has invited stakeholders to share their views as part of the 2018-2019 budget consultation process. As per previous years, the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA) will be making a written submission to the budget consultation. Submissions to ACT Treasury directly […]
The Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm has been launched on Monday 4 September 2017. For further information, the NBHF can be e-mailed on NBHF@act.gov.au, or called on 6237 6700. See the Canberra Times article.
The National Drug Strategy is a national framework for building safe, healthy and resilient Australian communities through preventing and minimising alcohol, tobacco and other drug related health, social and economic harms among individuals, families and communities. The purpose of the National Drug Strategy is to provide a national framework which identifies national priorities relating to […]