Prevention in Practice Conference

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

1 Convention Centre Place

South Wharf, VIC 3006


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Prevention in Practice

A first class, evidence-based learning experience that is reasonably priced for health professionals and community organisations dedicated to prevention strategies in the alcohol and drug sector.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear firsthand from international and local experts in community-led prevention.

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

Featuring world renowned keynote speakers:

  • Jón Sigfússon, Planet Youth, Iceland, who will discuss Iceland’s hugely successful program to combat teenage smoking, drinking and drug use. Read more

  • Prof John Toumbourou, Deakin University, Melbourne, who will discuss Communities That Care, an evidence-based, community-change process for reducing youth problem behaviours, and its applicability in Australia. Read more

  • Prof Maree Teesson AC, Director of The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Abuse will be discussing Climate Schools and Positive Choices. Read more

Register now to guarantee your seat and save with our Early Bird rate

Key dates:

April 2 Registrations open

May 13 Early Bird registration closes

June 24 Full fee registration closes (unless sold out prior)


What's the refund policy?

All cancellations must be received via email to Alcohol and Drug Foundation: adf@adf.org.au. If a registration is cancelled before 24 May 2019 the fee will be credited less 50%. No credit for cancellation of registration will be given after 24 May 2019 but a substitute delegate can be named.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. You will not receive a printed ticket. Please bring a form of ID to confirm your registration on the day.

Can I update my registration information?

You can edit selected registration information via your Eventbrite account. For any issues, please email adf@adf.org.au.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

You can substitute your registration to another delegate via your Eventbrite account or by using the link in your confirmation email. For any issues, please email adf@adf.org.au.

Can I pay by invoice?

Orders after 31st May cannot be ordered and paid by invoice.

To pay via invoice, follow the registration prompts and change the payment method to “pay by invoice”. Within 48 hours you will receive an invoice for payment from the ADF.

Your registration is not finalised until payment is received by the ADF. Upon receipt, your status will be changed within Eventbrite and your registration will be complete.

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