This new task force includes representatives from a broad cross section of the service provider community (see below) and a parent/community member. Since formation in March 2010, the Taskforce has met three times during which Terms of Reference have been developed and ratified; and a draft Prevention Action Plan for Tasmania has been completed.

  • Manager – Kids Come First Project, Disability, Child, Youth and Family Services Human Services Group, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Director – Corporate Communications (Tas) Pty Ltd
  • Senior Consultant Public/Population Health, Department of Health and Human Services
  • A/State Manager, Drug Education Network Inc.
  • Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Chief Nurse and Allied Health, Department of Health & Human Services – Tasmania
  • Coordinator Women’s Health South
  • Department of Health and Human Services – Tasmania
  • Director, Menzies Research Institute
  • Clinical Psychologist, Paediatric Assessment
  • Psychiatrist and Staff Specialist, Alcohol and Drug Service
  • Community member/parent
  • TEAM Leader/Community Development Project Worker
  • Drug Education Network Inc.
  • Forensic/criminal justice – to be filled

For more information about the Task Force contact Vic ki Russell – vicki [at] den [dot] org.au