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CALD AOD prevention, early intervention, awareness and harm reduction

Issued by Queensland Mental Health Commission

Invitation to Offer

Status: Closed
Mega Category: Social Services
Number: QMHCITO87077
Released: Mon, 8 Apr 2024 at 12:00AM Brisbane, Queensland
Closed: Fri, 10 May 2024 at 2:00PM Brisbane, Queensland
UNSPSC: Corporate objectives or policy development - (100%)
Region/s: Cairns & Far North Queensland
Mount Isa & North West Region
The Central West
South West & Darling Downs
Mackay Whitsunday Region
Wide Bay Burnett
South East Queensland

Section 1

Tender Overview

The Queensland Mental Health Commission is seeking Proposals for an initiative that aims to reduce and prevent alcohol and other drug (AOD) related harms to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. 

This project will commission a provider to:

  1. working with partner organisations and the local communities to co‑design the approach to address identified needs
  2. deliver the project over a 2-year timeframe
  3. evaluate the project.

The Commission will select 2 applicants who will be required to deliver an initiative that contributes to one or more of the following:

  • reduce barriers to CALD people engaging with and accessing AOD services – including community level, service level and system level factors
  • reduce stigma, discrimination and attitudes towards AOD use in CALD communities
  • prevention of problematic AOD use by addressing the complex issues that drive AOD use in CALD communities
  • improve cultural capability of services, including addressing limited availability and utilisation of language services and improved provider capability to understand the role of culture, religion and spirituality in AOD support
  • increase utilisation of peers/community members in delivering AOD prevention, early intervention and harm reduction supports
  • improve culturally appropriate approaches to delivery of harm reduction education and support
  • intervene early to address AOD use and harm among young CALD people using culturally appropriate approaches.


For detailed information on the specific services sought under this tender, please review the "Invitation to Offer document"


An online briefing session will be held online via Microsoft Teams on 24 April 2024 at 2:00pm. Attendance is encouraged, but it is not mandatory in order to submit an offer. To register your attendance for the Briefing Session, please email tenders@qmhc.qld.gov.au by COB 22 April 2024.

More about tendering here

Section 2

Still need help? Contact Us

Other Contacts
users Kyle Brown
Type Contractual
phone PHONE: (07) 32449252
email tenders@qmhc.qld.gov.au
users Natalie Baxendell
Type Technical
phone PHONE: (07) 32449213
email natalie.baxendell@qmhc.qld.gov.au

Section 3

Here is the detail

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