Key LDAT resources

These key resources will assist teams in building successful Local Drug Action teams and developing effective Community Action Plans. They provide practical support to assist communities in delivering a range of evidence-informed activities that minimise harm caused by alcohol and other drugs.

Building successful Local Drug Action teams: A practical guide

The purpose of this guide is to support Local Drug Action Teams (LDAT’s) to take action in their community to prevent and minimise alcohol and other drug-related harms. The guide takes teams through a practical 6-part process to assist teams in developing and implementing their own Community Action Plan.

Community Action Plan template

This form is used to complete your Local Drug Action Team’s Community Action Plan. Additional resources are provided within the template to guide the development of your Community Action Plan.

Alcohol and Other Drug Issues Across the Lifespan

This resource provides an overview of alcohol and other drug-related issues for certain ages across the lifespan as well as related risk factors. Approved activities for a Community Action Plan have also been included to assist teams in choosing a suitable option for their community.

Evaluation Resource

This resource provides a guide to the evaluation of the delivery and impact of your LDAT activities. This includes whether project objectives have been met and findings will inform the future direction of the activity.

Ethics Resource

This resource provides an explanation of what ethics are, important language to note and how to apply ethical principles to your program. Ethical principles guide your work, helping to protect everyone involved from potential harms.