Department of the Legislative Assembly

Select Committee on Action to Prevent Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Terms of Reference - Media Releases - Submissions - Transcripts - Report

Terms of Reference

The Legislative Assembly resolved on 26 March 2014 that:

  • A Select Committee on Action to Prevent Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder be appointed.
  • The Committee shall inquire into and report on:
    a. The prevalence in the Northern Territory of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD);
    b.The nature of the injuries and effects of FASD on its sufferers; and
    c. Actions the Government can take to reduce FASD based on evidence and consultation.
  • The Committee’s membership shall comprise three Government Members, two Opposition Members and one Independent Member.
  • The Committee may elect a Deputy Chair of the Committee, who may act as the Chair when the Chair is absent from a meeting or there is no Chair of the Committee
  • A quorum of the Committee shall be three members of the Committee.
  • The committee is to report in the October sittings.*
  • The provisions of this resolution, insofar as they are inconsistent with the Standing Orders, have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing Orders

 * Amended by the Legislative Assembly to 'November' on 19 August 2014 and 'February 2015' on 25 November 2014.

Terms of Reference PDF

Media Releases

Call for Submissions by 26 May 2014
Public Hearing in Darwin 29 May 2014
Regional Public Hearings and Forums 29 July to 1 August 2014 
Public Hearing and Forum in Katherine 29 July 2014
Public Hearing and Forum in Tennant Creek 30-31 July 2014
Public Hearing in Alice Springs 1 August 2014
Public Hearing in Darwin 12 August 2014
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Report Tabled 

Submissions

Submission No. 1 - First Peoples Disability Network Australia
Submission No. 2 - National Drug Research Institute
Submission No. 3 - Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation
Submission No. 4 - National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Committee (NIDAC), Cover Letter
Submission No. 4 - National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Committee (NIDAC)
Submission No. 5 - Danila Dilba Health Services
Submission No. 6 - Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission
Submission No. 7 - Public Health Association Australian (NT Branch)
Submission No. 8 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Submission No. 9 - Department of Health, Cover Letter
Submission No. 9 - Department of Health
Submission No. 10 - University of New South Wales
Submission No. 11 - National Organisation for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (NOFASD)
Submission No. 12 - Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education
Submission No. 13 - CatholicCare NT
Submission No. 13 - Attachment A - CatholicCare NT
Submission No. 13 - Attachment B - CatholicCare NT
Submission No. 13 - Attachment C - CatholicCare NT
Submission No. 14 - Department of Children and Families
Submission No. 15 - Menzies School of Health Research
Submission No. 16 - Department of Education
Submission No. 17 - Prue Walker
Submission No. 18 - Northern Territory Council of Social Service Inc. (NTCOSS)
Submission No. 19 - McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth
Submission No. 20 - Top End Women's Legal Service Inc.
Submission No. 21 - North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency and the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Services Joint Submission (NAAJA-CAALAS)
Submission No. 22 - Office of the Children's Commissioner
Submission No. 23 - People's Alcohol Action Coalition
Submission No. 24 -The Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation (CAACAC)
Submission No. 24 - Attachment A - CAACAC Annual Report 2012-13
Submission No. 24 - Attachment B - CAACAC Final Evaluation Report 2012
Submission No. 24 - Attachment C - Alcohol Control Measures: Central Australia and Alice Springs
Submission No. 24 - Attachment D - Congress submission to the Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Review
Submission No. 24 - Attachment E - Enough is Enough
Submission No. 24 - Attachment F - The Grog Mob
Submission No. 24 - Attachment G - Aboriginal Social Clubs
Submission No. 25 - Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies NT (AADANT)
Submission No. 26 - Barkly Youth Services
Submission No. 26 - Attachment A - Barkly Youth Service

Transcripts

Public Hearing Darwin 29 May 2014
Public Hearing Katherine 29 July 2014
Public Forum Katherine 29 July 2014
Public Forum Tennant Creek 30 July 2014
Public Hearing Tennant Creek 31 July 2014
Public Hearing Alice Springs 1 August 2014
Public Hearing Darwin 12 August 2014
Public Hearing Nhulunbuy 7 November 2014
Public Forum Nhulunbuy 7 November 2014

Report

The Preventable Disability

Last updated: 07 Aug 2018