Prevention in Practice National Conference

Melbourne, Australia,

The 2019 National Prevention in Practice Conference will deliver local and international speakers sharing their expertise in strengthening the capacity of community-led action on alcohol and other drugs.

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

Aimed at community leaders, alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers and people passionate about prevention strategies in the alcohol and drug sector, the Conference themes will include:

  • the role of sport as a protective factor against alcohol and other drugs
  • peers and their role in protecting from AOD-related harm
  • prevention in a range of complex settings such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, education and culturally diverse communities.

Conference Program

Over one-and-a-half days, leading local and international experts will share inspiring examples of community-led prevention models and case studies that are making a difference.

Featuring world-renowned keynote presenters, community speakers and lively panel discussions, this highly informative event will provide you with new ideas and practical examples of prevention in practice to take back to your workplace, club or community.