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

The Local Drug Action Team’s Community Action Plan is available online with additional resources provided within the form to guide the development of your Community Action Plan. To access and develop the Community action plan LDATs should contact their ADF Relationship Manager.

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 adf@adf.org.au 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.

Ethics Resource webinar

Stigma Resource

This resource is intended to provide a foundation for LDATs to understand what stigma is, how it works, and provide guidance on how to avoid perpetuating it.

Stigma Resource webinar

LGBTI Resource

This resource aims to educate and inform Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) about key considerations when working with LGBTI communities, including information about LGBTI communities, substance use and strategies for increasing inclusivity of LGBTI people within LDATs.

LGBTI Resource webinar

App Resource

Use this resource as a guide to assessing and developing health apps, the most important consideration is to make sure apps are based on evidence.

Engaging Multicultural Communities guide

This guide to engaging multicultural communities in alcohol harm prevention focuses on engaging communities at the local level, in a way that includes and fosters their representation throughout the design, implementation and evaluation of activities.