2019 National Prevention in Practice Conference

Australia’s first conference dedicated to the prevention of alcohol and other drug harms will be held in Melbourne on June 24 and 25, providing excellent learning and networking opportunity for all participants.

The 2019 National Prevention in Practice Conference, hosted by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, will deliver local and international speakers sharing their expertise on strengthening the capacity of community-led action on alcohol and other drugs (AOD). The conference is supported by the Australian Government.

Explore new models of intervention and discover practical examples of successful prevention strategies that have mobilised communities.

A first class, evidence-based learning experience that is reasonably priced for health professionals and community organisations dedicated to prevention strategies in the alcohol and drug sector.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear firsthand from international and local experts in community-led prevention.

Explore new models of intervention and discover practical examples of successful prevention strategies that have mobilised communities.

Featuring world-renowned keynote speakers:

  • Jón Sigfússon, Planet Youth, Iceland, who will discuss Iceland’s hugely successful program to combat teenage smoking, drinking and drug use. Read more
  • Prof John Toumbourou, Deakin University, Melbourne, who will discuss Communities That Care, an evidence-based, community-change process for reducing youth problem behaviours, and its applicability in Australia. Read more

Register now to guarantee your seat and save with our Early Bird rate
Key dates:
April 2 Registrations open
May 6 Early Bird registration closes
June 24 Full fee registration closes (unless sold out prior)

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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