The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

Journal of Smoking Cessation

APSAD members have free access to the Journal of Smoking Cessation, you can access the journal here.

journal of smoking cessation

ISSN: 1834-2612 (Online)

Editor: Renee Bittoun University of Notre Dame, Australia

Editorial Board

Journal of Smoking Cessation is the world's only publication devoted exclusively to the treatment of smoking cessation. The journal is targeted specifically to the area of smoking cessation at the "grass-roots" level, focusing on observational studies that have practical implications for those assisting smokers to quit. It is a high quality peer-reviewed publication with an international editorial board that has itself wide experience in the field of smoking cessation.


Member's Newsletter


We encourage and welcome APSAD Member's to contribute to our Newsletter. Please share news with other members that may be of interest, such as an upcoming event, workshop, or perhaps you would like to contribute an article of interest?  

For all enquiries regarding the newsletter please email the Administrative Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone: (02) 9252 2281.

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Strategic Plan

APSAD 2017-2019 Strategic Plan

The APSAD 2 year planning cycle coincides with the 2-year terms of APSAD Presidency. This Strategic Plan covers the period until November 2019. In July/August 2019, a new Strategic Plan will be developed for the period November 2019 to November 2021.

APSAD in 2017-2019

Over the next two years, APSAD will remain the pre-eminent professional society in the alcohol, tobacco and other drug field. It will build on its existing strengths and concentrate its efforts in the following five priority areas with the aim of contributing to strong alcohol, tobacco and other drugs sectors in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Membership services
  • Workforce development / Professional discipline support
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Stakeholder Engagement, and
  • Corporate Governance


To reduce alcohol and other drug related harm by;

  1. providing professional disciplinary support and workforce development to all practitioners and researchers working in the alcohol, tobacco and other drug field, and
  2. contributing to policy debate and advocating for evidence-informed policy and practice on alcohol, tobacco and other drug issues.


Download the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan



The APSAD AGM is held each year during the annual Conference.


When: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Where:   Grand Chancellor Hotel, Hobart


If you are unable to attend the AGM you may appoint one person to attend and vote at the meeting as the member's proxy. Proxies may only be appointed by returning the Proxy Form (download the proxy form) viaThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Post: APSAD AGM - PO Box R1014, Royal Exchange NSW 1225

 You may appoint the Chairman as your proxy or your own proxy. A proxy need not be a member. The Proxy Form must be signed by the member or an attorney duly authorised in writing.


Past AGMs


2019 Audited Financial Report 2019 APSAD AGM Minutes
2018 Audited Financial Report 2018 APSAD AGM Minutes
2017 Audited Financial Report 2017 APSAD AGM Minutes
2016 Audited Financial Report
2016 APSAD AGM Minutes
2015 Audited Financial Report
2015 APSAD AGM Minutes
2014 Audited Financial Report
2014 APSAD AGM Minutes
2013 Audited Financial Report
2013 APSAD AGM Minutes
2012 Audited Financial Report
2012 APSAD AGM Minutes
2011 Audited Financial Report
2011 APSAD AGM Minutes
2010 Audited Financial Report
2010 APSAD AGM Minutes
2009 Audited Financial Report
2009 APSAD AGM Minutes
2008 Audited Financial Report
2008 APSAD AGM Minutes
2007 Audited Financial Report
2007 APSAD AGM Minutes

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