EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Throughout 2023 we will be hosting a series of online events exploring a range of issues shaping alcohol and other drug use and the AOD sector in Australia.

Keep up to date with these events here and via our regular newsletter.

Previous Events

Check out our YouTube Channel and Spotify Channel for video and audio recordings of all our online events.

1pm (AEDT), Wednesday 25 October: Alcohol and other drugs, disability and overrepresentation in the criminal justice system: forging new partnerships and pathways to achieve better outcomes

View a recording of this event here. Note that this recording includes Auslan interpreting.

Find speaker presentations below:

1pm, Tuesday 22 August: Applying the new Disability Support Pension Impairment Tables & Navigating Income Support Mutual Obligations for AOD clients – Information for the AOD Sector

View a recording of this event here. Speaker presentations are available here:

For help regarding Mutual Obligation Requirements, contact the Workforce Australia National Customer Service Line.

Below are links to resources on applying for Disability Support Pensions and navigating Mutual Obligations Requirements:

1pm, Tuesday 27 June:  Changes to the Opioid Dependence Treatment program: implications for access and transitional arrangements from 1 July 2023 (co-hosted with the Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League)

View a recording of the event here.

The Department of Health and Aged Care would like to thank participants for their questions. These questions will be considered by the Department and will inform future updates to factsheets and further communications.
Further information about the ODT changes will be published on the ODT website.

A Frequently Asked Questions factsheet has also been made available on the PBS website. This factsheet clarifies detailed questions regarding the ODT reforms which are not addressed in other factsheets.

1pm, Tuesday 30 May: Preview of findings on alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and suicide in upcoming report by Suicide Prevention Australia (co-hosted with Suicide Prevention Australia)

View a recording of this event here.

Download a copy of Suicide Prevention Australia’s Socio-economic and Environmental Determinants of Suicide background paper.

1pm, Wednesday 26 April: Quality and Accreditation in the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and gambling service sectors (co-presented with the Alliance for Gambling Reform)

View a recording  of this event here.

AADC acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders, past, present and emerging.

AADC acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders, past, present and emerging.