Presentations

Whenever possible, DARTA presentations will be made available in PDF format for download. Unfortunately, due to copyright and licensing issues some will not be available.

General presentations – from information sessions, conferences and workshops
Survey results – NDSHS and ASSAD reports

If you wish to receive a hard-copy of a particular DARTA presentation that you attended, please email your request to enquiry@darta.net.au with full details of the presentation, the date you attended and your mailing address. We will endeavour to get a copy of the talk to you ASAP. Please note that it is not possible to email an electronic version of any presentation.

 

General presentations

2019


Teenagers, alcohol and other drugs 2019: What’s happening, what’s out there and how much influence do parents really have? PDF

2018

Alcohol and the teenage brain: “Aren’t they just doing what we did and we turned out okay?” PDF

The top 5 questions parents ask about alcohol: What does the research tell us? PDF
2017

Teens, parties and alcohol: A practical guide to keeping your child safe PDF

Why do teens do the things they do and how do you best handle the alcohol issue? PDF
2016

  • Adolescents and ‘risk taking’: Why do teens do the things they do and what can you do about it? PDF
  • Young people, ‘ice’ and ecstasy: Sorting out fact from fiction. PDF
  • Parenting styles and their impact on drinking behaviour: What’s the ‘kick-on’ effect for schools and the classroom teacher? PDF
2015

  • Novel forms of ‘smoking’: ‘Shisha’ and e-cigarettes PDF
    References and supporting information PDF
  • Years 7, 8 and 9 parents: Why the ‘alcohol and parties’ discussion is important now! PDF
  • ‘Pills, powders and liquids’: Everything parents should know about ecstasy, ‘ice’ and other illicit drugs in 2015 PDF
  • Why should I be worrying about alcohol now? 10 simple things primary school parents can do to help ensure their child makes healthy decisions around alcohol in the future PDF
  • Teenagers, alcohol and other drugs: How much influence do parents really have? PDF
2014

  • 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: Preliminary findings PDF PPT
  • ‘Temptations’: The role of pastoral care in prevention (or at least delaying!) harm. Keynote presentation delivered at the 2014 AHISA Conference PDF
  • Teenagers and alcohol: How much influence do parents really have? PDF
    References and supporting information PDF
  • Alcohol issues in Australian society: What can schools realistically do? PDF
    References and supporting information PDF
2013

  • Ten years of drug detection dogs in Australia: What impact have they had on nightlife settings? PDF
  • 2011 Australian students use of tobacco, alcohol and
    over-the-counter and illicit substances PDF PPT
  • Adolescents, brain development and alcohol PDF
Survey results


Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances in 2017
PDF PPT


2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey Preliminary findings
PDF PPT

Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances in 2014 PDF PPT

2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: Preliminary findings PDF PPT

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