The Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) Program supports communities to work together to deliver evidence-informed prevention activities to prevent and reduce the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs.
Learn more about the program and decide if it’s right for your community.
The LDAT Program is open to all communities across Australia that are wanting to address alcohol and other drug issues. The Alcohol and Drug Foundation accepts applications from a range of organisations. These include local councils, health centres, youth services, employment agencies, sports teams, schools, businesses, police among many others. At a minimum, applicants must:
Organisations from across different sectors are encouraged to apply. The Alcohol and Drug Foundation can support organisations that don’t have expertise or experience in the alcohol and drug field.
New teams wishing to join the LDAT Program need to understand what’s involved in developing their own Community Action Plan. Download this practical guide to understand what’s involved.
The Alcohol and Drug Foundation reviews all applications for funding, but priority is given to projects that:
You’ve decided that the LDAT Program is the right fit for your community, but are you ready for success? Consider the following questions to identify if your organisation, partners and community are ready to succeed in the LDAT Program.
The Building Successful Local Drug Action Teams – A Practical Guide provides information that can support LDATs to succeed in the Program. The Guide assists LDATs and their partners to identify alcohol and other drug issues, engage and consult community to explore and understand the identified issues further, and to build the right partnerships with community organisations. This will support LDATs in developing a Community Action Plan and delivering a successful activity to address their local issues.