WorkLife has been designed to help workplaces respond to alcohol and drug issues and to develop alcohol and drug policies - the central component of any response to workplace alcohol and drug issues. 

It was produced by the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) in collaboration with the State Government of South Australia.

WorkLife will help you:

  • Understand more about alcohol and drugs
  • Promote workplace safety
  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce absenteeism
  • Comply with duty of care and legal obligations
  • Improve worker morale and wellbeing.

Developed by a Project Team in collaboration with key Reference Group stakeholders.

It builds on NCETA's 30+ years of experience in addressing alcohol and drugs in the workplace. 

Find out more.


These resources explain the who, how and why of workplace alcohol and drug use. Each section below contains downloadable Fact Sheets, How-To-Guides, Toolbox Talks, Posters and Handouts and Videos. For in-depth information go to our Online Learning Topics.

Anything that potentially impairs a worker's ability to make his or her daily activities in a safer manner is our greatest concern.

Key Informant

Senior managers need to lead from the front and talk about it at any opportunity they can.

Key Informant

We only dealt with it as it came up. Now we have a policy.

Key Informant