ODYSSEY HOUSE VICTORIA: Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment, Training & Support

Drink & Drug Driving Education

DRINK & DRUG DRIVING EDUCATION

Most people who have had their licence suspended or cancelled for drink or drug driving will need to participate in a driver education program. 

About

Odyssey House Victoria is an accredited Driver Education Program (VADEP) provider and a member of the Victorian Alcohol Drink Driver Services (VADDS). We assist people who have lost their licence by providing Driver Education Programs. Our VADEP number is: 99/061

How to register for a course

Use the enrol link under the courses listed on the course calendar to the right. If you have further questions please contact Odyssey House Victoria’s Drink Driver Education Program on 9420 7644.

Cost

The fee for undertaking the Drink Driver Education Program is $220. Odyssey House Victoria may offer a payment plan in exceptional circumstances.

Certificate of attendance

After participating in a program satisfactorily and payment of fees in full, participants receive a certificate that you may need to provide to court and/or VicRoads.

Location

All courses are offered at Odyssey House Victoria, 660 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Further help

If you need further assistance relating to alcohol or other drug issues please click here.

Legal requirements to regain your licence

For information on drink driving penalties go to:
https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/safety-and-road-rules/road-rules/penalties/drink-driving-penalties

Visit the VicRoads website for further information on getting your licence back or contact VicRoads on 131171.

If your licence disqualification is managed by the Victorian Magistrates’ Court you will need to obtain a Licence Eligibility Order. For further information visit the Driver’s Licence Eligibility Order Guide.

Calendar of courses for 2016

The course runs over two sessions on two separate days. Participants must complete both days.

  • Drink Drive

    MonthDaysTime
    April
    Click to enrol
    Friday 7 and 21
    (excludes Good Friday)
    1-5pm
    June
    Click to enrol
    Friday 2 and 91-5pm
    AugustFriday 4 and 111-5pm
    OctoberFriday 6 and 131-5pm
    DecemberFriday 1 and 81-5pm

  • Drug Drive

    MonthDaysTime
    MarchFriday 3 and 171-5pm
    April
    and May
    Click to enrol
    Friday 28
    Friday 5
    1-5pm
    May
    Click to enrol
    Friday 269:30-4:30pm
    *single session
    June and
    July
    Click to enrol
    Friday 30
    Friday 7
    1-5pm
    September
    Click to enrol
    Friday 1 and 81-5pm
    October and
    November
    Friday 27
    Friday 3
    1-5pm

  • Participants must complete both days.

Licence suspension or cancellation

If your licence is suspended or cancelled due to a drink-driving offence you will need to return your licence to VicRoads within seven days of your suspension start date to:

VicRoads Licence and Registration Services
Locked Bag 7000, Kew VIC 3101

It may be useful to apply for a Victorian Proof of Age card or Australian Keypass card for identification needs before you hand your licence in.

Getting your licence reissued

Once you have served your cancellation period you need to apply to VicRoads to get your licence back. Requirements to regain your licence vary and depend on your age, type of offence, your BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) reading and whether it is your first or a subsequent offence.

You may need to:

  • pay fines
  • participate in a driver education program
  • undertake assessments
  • attend court
  • obtain a record of your driving history
  • arrange the installation of an alcohol interlock device
  • arrange a final interlock reading and an assessment.

 

Visit the VicRoads website for further information on getting your licence back or contact VicRoads on 131171.

If your licence disqualification is managed by the Victorian Magistrates’ Court you will need to obtain a Licence Eligibility Order. For further information visit the Driver’s Licence Eligibility Order Guide.