Extra local drug action teams to tackle alcohol and drug problems

An important part of our National Ice Action Strategy, extra local drug action teams will be working with local communities to prevent and minimise alcohol and drug-related harm.

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Australia’s local drug action teams have been increased with 72 new teams being added, bringing the total to 244. A key part of our National Ice Action Strategy this program helps combat alcohol and drug misuse across Australia.

Each team will develop a local community action plan and will be able to apply for extra funding to put their plan into effect.

The plans involve evidence-based activities targeted at local communities and focus on:

  • prevention
  • promotion
  • harm reduction

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