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.

From Start to Finish: Stepping you through the LDAT Program

This video guides you through every stage of developing, implementing and evaluating your Local Drug Action Team program, introducing you to key resources that will make your task as easy as possible.

A Practical Guide: building successful Local Drug Action Teams

The purpose of this guide is to support Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) 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 Lifecycle Planner

Use this planner to guide the development of a Community Action Plan that addresses local alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues, by addressing risks and building protective factors using the range of evidence-based toolkits.

If you are unable to access an A3 printer to print the poster version, download and print the A4 version.

References for this resource are available on request. Please contact us at or call 03 9611 6100.

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.

Evaluation Resource webinar

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.