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

When is it held?

8th & 15th January

9.30am – 12.30pm

22nd & 29th January

9.30am – 12.30pm

5th & 12th February

9.30am – 12.30pm

19th & 26th February

9.30am – 12.30pm

5th & 12th February

9.30am – 12.30pm

19th & 26th March

9.30am – 12.30pm
2nd & 9th April 9.30am – 12.30pm
16th & 23rd April 9.30am – 12.30pm

30th April & 7th May

9.30am – 12.30pm
14th & 21st May 9.30am – 12.30pm
28th May & 4th June 9.30am – 12.30pm
11th & 18th June 9.30am – 12.30pm
25th June & 2nd July 9.30am – 12.30pm
9th & 16th July 9.30am – 12.30pm

23rd & 30th July

9.30am – 12.30pm
6th & 13th August  9.30am – 12.30pm
20th & 27th August 9.30am – 12.30pm
3rd & 10th September 9.30am – 12.30pm
17th & 24th September 9.30am – 12.30pm
1st & 8th October 9.30am – 12.30pm
15th & 22nd October 9.30am – 12.30pm
29th October & 5th November 9.30am – 12.30pm
12th & 19th November   9.30am – 12.30pm
26th November & 3rd December  9.30am – 12.30pm

10th & 17th December

9.30am – 12.30pm


Program Information

Who is it for?

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

What is it about?


If you’ve lost your licence due to a drug 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 Drug 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 drug behaviour change program.


When and where is it held?

How much time will it take?

The Drug 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 Drug 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 is completed with BCH
  • Licence Eligibility Reports $185.00 if program is completed elsewhere
  • Interlock Removal Report if program is completed with BCH $175.00               
  • Interlock Removal Report if program is completed elsewhere $220.00

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