The Drink Drive Behaviour Change Program is delivered over 2 sessions – each session is for 3 hours

When is it held?

9th & 16th January, 2019

9.30am – 12.30pm

23rd & 30th January, 2019

4.00pm – 7.00pm

6th & 13th February, 2019        

9.30am – 12.30pm

20th & 27th February, 2019

4.00pm – 7.00pm
6th & 13th March, 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
20th & 27th March, 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
3rd & 10th April 2019  9.30am – 12.30pm
17th & 24th April 2019  

4.00pm – 7.00pm

1st & 8th May 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
15th & 22nd May 2019   4.00pm – 7.00pm
29th May & 5th June 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
12th & 19th June 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
26th June & 3rd July 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
10th & 17th July 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
24th & 31st July 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
7th & 14th August 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
21st & 28th August 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
4th & 11th September 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
18th & 25th September 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
2nd & 9th October 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
16th and 23rd October 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
30th Oct. & 6th Nov. 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
13th & 20th November 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm
27th November & 4th December 2019 4.00pm – 7.00pm
11th & 18th December 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm

Program Information

Who is it for?

Individuals who have had their drivers licence suspended or cancelled due to a drink driving offence.

What is it about?

If you’ve lost your licence due to a drink driving offence, the process of having it restored may seem challenging. At Ballarat Community Health, our Alcohol & Other Drug Team is committed to assisting individuals and families who are dealing with alcohol or other drug related issues.

Ballarat Community Health can help you by:

Explaining  the steps you need to take
Providing Drink Driving Behaviour Change program
Conducting assessments and submitting court reports as required
Having someone to talk to about the process
Our team can assist other professionals with information and support

Almost all people who have had their licence suspended or cancelled for drink driving will need to participate in a driver behaviour change program.

When and where is it held?

How much time will it take?

The Drink Drive Behaviour Change Program is delivered over 2 sessions – each session is for 3 hours.

Who provides it?

The program is delivered by an experienced Alcohol and Other Drugs Team.

How do I get into the program?

To register for a course you can call (03) 5338 4500 and our reception staff will take your details. One of our Drink Driver Program Facilitators will call you back to confirm your booking and discuss any additional needs you may have.

Program Cost



If licence lost PRIOR to 30th April, 2018 = $308 (incl GST)
​If licence lost AFTER 30th April, 2018 = $375 ($342 concession)

($308 + $67 VR fee or $34 VR fee concession card holders)


Licence Eligibility Reports $175.00 if program completed through BCH
Licence Eligibilty Reports $185.00 if program completed elsewhere

Interlock Removal Reports $175 if other program/report completed through BCH
Interlock Removal Reports $220 if first time report with BCH


Refund Policy:

  • Fees for the program must be paid 5 days prior to the course commencing
  • Participants must notify BCH by phone (5338 4500) or email: 24 hours prior to the course start time to reschedule or cancel booking, if booking is cancelled within this timeframe a full refund will be provided
  • Notifications past this timefram or non-attendance will result in only 50% of the course fee being refunded
  • If payment is made by card any refund will be available within 7 days
  • if Payment if made by cash any refund may take up to 21 days to process provided written bank details are provided by the participant in a timely manner
  • The separate fee payable to VicRoads will not form part of any refund