Australian Government AOD Review Reports
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Added 07/12/2015

The Review of the drug and alcohol treatment services sector

The Australian Government Department of Health (the Department) has undertaken a strategic, whole of system review of the drug and alcohol treatment services sector (the Review).

The Review final report identified a lack of clarity around the roles and responsibilities of the Commonwealth and state and territory governments and a need for further analysis and feasibility work to be conducted collaboratively.

PDF version:New Horizons: The review of alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia - PDF 3814 KB large file

 

Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Treatment Service Sector: Harnessing Good Intentions

The National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University was commissioned to conduct a review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services. The aim of this is to provide a report which covers:

 • identification of gaps in current service provision;

 • areas of unmet need;

 • priority groups;

 • service planning processes;

 • funding models/funding arrangements and contracting issues; and,

 • strengths, weaknesses and challenges across these areas.

PDF version:Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Treatment Service Sector: Harnessing Good Intentions - PDF 732 KB

 

The Study of Patient Pathways in Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment

The Department of Health commissioned Eastern Health, trading as Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, to undertake a study of essential health services and systems that will provide information on current drug and alcohol systems, client pathways through care, and inter-system connectivity, particularly hospitals, and the specialist/community and primary care sectors. A copy of the final report is at the below link.

PDF version: The Study of Patient Pathways in Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment - PDF 1808 KB large file

 

The National Ice Taskforce Report is available here.

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