Hello and welcome

Thank you for taking the time to respond to the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council (ATDC) Stakeholder Survey.
 
You are receiving this survey because you may have had some interaction with our organisation over the past 12 months. You might work in the alcohol, tobacco and other drugs sector, or be a representative of government, the media or a general member of the public who is a supporter of our organisation and the work that we do.
 
We welcome your feedback on what we're doing, how we're doing it and your thoughts on what we could be doing better. As the peak body for the Tasmanian alcohol, tobacco and other drugs sector we are committed to being the best we can be, and your feedback is key to helping us achieve this.
 
There are 13 questions  and we estimate that it will take you 6 minutes to complete.
 
All responses are anonymous. At the end of the survey you will have the option to enter the draw to win a visa card to the value of $300.
 
If you have any queries regarding this survey please contact CEO, Alison Lai on 0450 517 017   or via email on ceo@atdc.org.au
 
Thank you!

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* 1. Do you work in an organisation that is a member of the ATDC? If you are unsure click here to see a list of ATDC member organsiations.

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* 2. Where are you located in Tasmania?

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* 3. What setting best describes where you work?

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* 4. How have you or your organisation interacted with ATDC over the past 12 months? (please select all that apply)

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* 5. Overall, how satisfied are you with ATDC’s performance as a peak body in the last 12 months?

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* 6. How important are the following current ATDC peak body activities to you or your organisation?

  Very important Somewhat important Neither important nor important to me Somewhat unimportant to me Not at all important to me Not applicable to me/ I don’t know
Advocating for effective resource allocation and increased investment for the ATOD sector (eg, increased funding, longer agreements, ERO, indexation & COVID-19 responses)
Representing ATOD members’ views to all levels of government in the context of sector reform priorities (eg, Tasmanian AOD Reform Agenda, introducing peer workers and funding an independent consumer organisation)
Developing and providing collective responses to policy and legislative changes impacting the community-managed ATOD sector (eg, position papers, responses to strategies like the Tasmanian Drug Strategy)
Creating awareness, and providing response and commentary to current ATOD issues in the community (e.g. International Overdose Awareness Day and media work)
Disseminating information to members and stakeholders
Being a central point of contact for ATOD information and providing advice for members, government, the media and other stakeholders
Facilitating opportunities for members and stakeholders to network and collaborate
Providing professional development and training to the ATOD workforce
Raising awareness of ATOD programs and services across the community and other health sectors (eg, media work, Bus Tours)

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* 7. How satisfied are you with the ATDC’s performance against these activities this year?

  Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Neither satisfied nor unsatified  Somewhat unsatisfied Not at all satisfied Not applicable to me/ I don’t know
Advocating for effective resource allocation and increased investment for the ATOD sector (eg, increased funding, longer agreements, ERO, indexation & COVID-19 responses)
Representing members’ views to all levels of government in the context of sector reform priorities (eg, Tasmanian AOD Reform Agenda, introducing peer workers and funding an independent consumer organisation)
Developing and providing collective responses to policy and legislative changes impacting the community-managed ATOD sector (eg, position papers, responses to strategies like the Tasmanian Drug Strategy)
Creating awareness, and providing response and commentary to current ATOD issues in the community (e.g. International Overdose Awareness Day and media work)
Disseminating information to members and stakeholders
Being a central point of contact for ATOD information and providing advice for members, government, the media and other stakeholders
Facilitating opportunities for members and stakeholders to network and collaborate
Providing professional development and training to the ATOD workforce
Raising awareness of ATOD programs and services across the community and other health sectors (eg, media work, Bus Tours)

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* 8. How important are the following current ATDC strategic priorities to you or your organisation?

  Very important Somewhat important Neither important nor unimportant Somewhat unimportant Not at all important Not applicable/I don't know
Advocating for funding for an organisation for people with lived experience of alcohol and other drugs (a ‘consumer organisation’)
Advocating for increased investment, better funding arrangements and safeguarding current funding for community-managed ATOD services
Progressing  improved data sharing and systems to strengthen ATOD decision making
Implementing projects to address stigma and discrimination related to ATOD use
Supporting sector reform planning and implementation across the ATOD sector
Prioritising the lived experience voice into ATOD service planning and delivery through the Lived Experience Advocate Service, forums and organisational support
Addressing ATOD workforce development issues
Providing training and capacity building to help organisations support clients with cognitive impairment and ATOD dependency

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* 9. How true are the following statements about your experiences interacting with the ATDC?

  Very true Somewhat true Neither true nor untrue Somewhat untrue Not at all true Not applicable to me/I don't know
ATDC staff are always professional and courteous
The ATDC is an inclusive and culturally sensitive organisation
The ATDC is an effective organisation

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* 10. The ATDC monitors national conversations and emerging trends across the alcohol, tobacco and other drugs sector, and are interested to know your views on which ones would be considered a priority for your organisation, or the people you support. Please rate the importance of the topics below.

  Very important Somewhat important Neither important or unimportant Somewhat unimportant Not at all important Not applicable/I don't know
Trial of drug-checking at music festivals
Availability of medicinal cannabis
Decriminilisation of all illicit substances for personal use
Regulation of online alcohol sales
The role of psychedelics in frontline treatment
Availability of safe injecting rooms
Concerns of rising illicit drug use in young Tasmanians
Regulation of vaping / e-cigarettes
Legalisation of cannabis
Increasing awareness of the emerging link between alcohol and cancer

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* 11. How likely are you to recommend the ATDC to a friend or colleague?

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* 12. Do you have any suggestions as to how the ATDC can improve, or any further comments?

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* 13. Would you like to enter the draw to win a $300 gift card?

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