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This biennial conference is presented by Local Drug Action Groups Inc. (LDAG) in partnership with the McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth (MCAAY).
The theme for this conference is Creating change: challenging the youth drinking culture. It will include a combination of key note speakers, plenary sessions and workshops.
Opening address: Mrs Tonya McCusker, Trustee and Adminitrator of the McCusker Charitable Foundation.
Key note address: Rob Moodie, Professor of Public Health, Melbourne School of Population Health.
The conference is being held at the Novotel Langley Hotel, Perth, Western Australia.
The 2012 Local Drug Action Groups Inc. (LDAG) state conference partnered this year with the McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth (MCAAY). The conference was held at the Novotel Langley Hotel in Perth city, Western Australia (WA), and brought many members and volunteers of the Local Drug Action Groups from WA and other research, population and public health professionals from across Australia.
The conference theme was Creating change: challenging the youth drinking culture and there was a strong focus on health promotion, awareness, and advocacy from the conference presentations and exhibitors. The conference covered:
The HealthInfoNet hosted an internet café on the first day of the conference and was well attended by a group of passionate and down to earth delegates interested in the promotional materials and resources on offer.
This conference provided an opportunity to promote the Substance use section of the website, as well as some of the other features including the health promotion and health practice resources databases, and the bibliography.
Local Drug Action Groups Inc.
7 Field Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050
Ph: (08) 9370 0386
Freecall: 1800 532 407
Fax: (08) 9272 0386