Our Work

Find out more about the Drug Education Network

Our Vision

Communities free from the harms of drugs.

Our Purpose

To prevent and reduce harm from drugs through leadership and education.

Our Values

Professionalism: We demonstrate professionalism through leadership, integrity, and accountability.

Excellence: We are a quality organisation that is both creative and evidence-based.

Respect: We treat ourselves and others with respect, fairness, and compassion.

Collaboration: We are collaborative, responsive, and inclusive in all that we do.

Our Service Charter

Learn about your rights and responsibilities and what you can expect from us when accessing our services.
Read our Service Charter

Read Our Annual Reports

Our Annual Reports are comprehensively designed to provide funders, stakeholders and community members with interesting and engaging information about our activities across every financial year.

Each report contains information about our service delivery, any highlights or achievements of note, letters from the CEO and Chair of the Board, financial information, and an overview of our objectives and goals for future years.

Take a look at our Annual Reports to learn more about our organisational history and the types of work we have undertaken.

Read the latest Annual Report

Learn About Our Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan helps us to define and steer the direction of our organisation, resources, education and training so that we can achieve the best outcomes for all Tasmanian community members.

View the Plan now to find out more about our vision, mission, and goals, and the actions we're taking to achieve them.  

View DEN's Strategic Plan

Find Out Why We're a Recognised Organisation

The Drug Education Network has undertaken a number of accreditation processes to demonstrate its' high-level organisational standards and excellent employment conditions. We are proud of the policies, practices and procedures we have in place, and the working environment that we are able to provide for our team.

QIP Accredited

QIC Accredited Mark

Quality Innovation and Performance Accreditation is independent recognition that an organisation meets the requirements of governing industry standards. Health and community organisations are recognised for their commitment to best practice, quality, systems and processes and continuous improvement.

The Drug Education Network was accredited in 2021 and continues to meet the obligations of this accreditation.

ACNC Registered Charity

Australian Charity and Not-for-profit Commission Registered Charity Mark

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is responsible for applying the Charities Act 2013 (Cth) (the Charities Act), which sets out the legal meaning of charity.

The Drug Education Network has been a registered charity since 1993 and continues to meet the obligations of this registration. You can view the Drug Education Network's charity registration details by clicking here.

Employer of Choice

Employer of Choice logo

The Tasmanian Employer of Choice program recognises employers that are creating positive workplaces through best practice. Employers that care about their people and build well-managed, inspiring workplaces have a competitive edge in attracting and retaining staff.

The Drug Education Network was recognised as an Employer of Choice in 2018 and continues to maintain this status.