NEWS

Sector watch: September 2019

The Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug ‘Ice’ roundtable
NADA attended the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug ‘Ice’ roundtable on planning and funding of AOD treatment services in NSW. This roundtable was convened to capture the expert opinion of AOD funders and planners, the non government sector, the Primary Health Networks (PHN), Local Health District (LHD) senior staff, consumers and researchers (Drug Policy Modelling Program, UNSW). The topics for discussion were: improve the planning of AOD services, at the government and non government sector and PHN/LHD levels; the use of the Drug and Alcohol Planning Model (DASPM) and its use in assisting planning; the funding of AOD services between the Ministry and LHDs (their service level agreements); and funding contracts with the non government sector.

For full details, read ‘Sector watch’ [PDF].