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11 Jun. 2020

AADANT Election Asks 2020

The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT (AADANT) is the peak body for non-government alcohol and other drug treatment services in the Northern Territory.  

Attached are our election asks for the 2020 Northern Territory election on 22 August.

The asks have been broken down into four main asks with further explanation througout the document. 

Please feel free to distribute and discuss these asks with your staff, local members and contacts.

Our Election Asks for 2020

  1. Commitment to maintaining funding to the Alcohol and Other Drug sector to ensure operational stability, workforce development and provision of accessible, comprehensive AOD treatment services.
  2. Commitment to implementation and continuation of all alcohol reform measures introduced in response to the Riley Review (Alcohol Policies and Legislation Review) and supported in the report: NT Government Position on Alcohol Policies and Legislation Review Final Report’s Recommendations.
  3. Commitment to providing a health-first approach to AOD management including equitable access to harm minimisation strategies with a focus on demand reduction and harm reduction approaches.
  4. Commitment to providing equitable access to medical Cannabis therapies for all Territorians.

Please view the entire document here.