Project Gauge – references, other resources and further reading

Insight would like to thank clients, critical friends of the project, staff and managers in each Queensland hospital and health service district for their ongoing support, time and contribution to Project Gauge.

Module sources

Alcohol and other drugs specific

Not Just Another Participation Model… Guidelines for Enabling Effective Youth Consumer Participation in CAMH and AOD Services in New Zealand (2nd ed)

“Nothing about us without us” – Greater, meaningful involvement of people who use illegal drugs: A public health, ethical, and human rights imperative, International edition (Canada)

The Peer Model Manual – Consumer participation in action (Victoria)

Straight from the Source: A practical guide to consumer participation in the Victorian alcohol and other drugs sector

Voices on Choices: Working towards consumer-led alcohol and drug treatment (Tasmania)


Engaging Queenslanders: A guide to community engagement methods and techniques

Health Consumers Queensland Consumer and Community Engagement Framework

Scottish Health Council participation toolkit

Project Gauge factsheets, templates and resources

Discussion paper – It’s not a one way street

Factsheet 1 – Advantages and disadvantages of AOD client engagement and participation activities

Factsheet 2 – AOD client engagement and participation activity benefits

Factsheet 3 – AOD client engagement and participation do’s and don’ts

Template 1 – Focus group letter

Template 2 – Focus group run sheet

Template 3 – Client advisory role application form

Template 4 – Client advisory role statement

Template 5 – Client advisory group Terms of Reference

Webinar 1 – An introduction to AOD client engagement and participation

Other useful links

Making a complaint about a service (Queensland Mental Health Commission)

Alcohol and Other Drugs Action Plan 2015 – 2017 (Queensland Mental Health Commission)

Guideline to Consumer Participation in NSW Drug and Alcohol Services (Ministry of Health NSW)

Translated AOD resources (various languages – Queensland Health)

Interpreting and translation services (Queensland Health)

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