Information, Research & Resources
Alcohol & Other Drugs Council of Australia
The Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA) is the peak, national, non-government organisation representing the interests of the Australian alcohol and other drugs sector, providing a national voice for people working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs. ADCA works collaboratively with the government, non-government, business and community sectors to promote evidence-based, socially just, approaches aimed at preventing or reducing the health, economic and social harm caused by alcohol and other drugs to individuals, families, communities and the nation.
Ph: (02) 6215 9800
Australian Drug Foundation
The Australian Drug Foundation is Australia’s leading body committed to preventing alcohol and other drug problems in communities around the nation. We reach more than a million Australians through community sporting clubs and also work with a wide range of Australians in governments, workplaces, health care settings and schools, offering educational information and campaigning for healthy and strong communities
Ph: (03) 9278 8100
Australian Drug Information Network
The Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN) provides a central point of access to quality Internet-based alcohol and other drug information provided by prominent organisations in Australia and internationally. ADIN is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing as part of the National Drug Strategy and managed by the Australian Drug Foundation.
Ph: (02) 9361 8000 or 1800 422 599 (outside Sydney)
Australian National Council on Drugs
The Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) is the principal advisory body to Government on drug policy and plays a critical role in ensuring the voice of the community is heard in relation to drug related policies and strategies. The ANCD was established as part of the Federal government’s response to reduce the harm caused by drugs in our community. An important component of the ANCD’s work is to ensure that policies, strategies and directions in the drug and alcohol field are consistent with the National Drug Strategic Framework
Ph: (02) 6166 9600
Australian Professional Society on Alcohol & Other Drugs (APSAD)
The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD). APSAD is dedicated to raising awareness about the problems related to the use of alcohol and other drugs, and to promoting improved standards in clinical practice and in research into this and allied subjects.
Ph: (02) 9331 7747
Community Alcohol Action Network
CAAN works to reduce cultural pressures that encourage Australians to drink unsafely. They include the alcohol industries' marketing strategies, popular culture's celebration of binge drinking, and social expectations that lead to complacency regarding alcohol problems.
Ph: (03) 9278 8114
DrugInfo Clearinghouse is a service provided by the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF). DrugInfo Clearinghouse functions as a drug prevention network, providing easy access to information about alcohol and other drugs, and drug prevention. Professionals and members of the general community can use the service as their first port of call for information from local, national and international sources
Ph: 1300 858 584
The Good Sports program is an initiative of the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) to develop safer and healthier communities. The program helps sporting clubs manage alcohol responsibly and reduce alcohol related problems such as binge and underage drinking.
Ph: NSW Office (02) 9972 3160
National Centre for Education and Training in Addictions (NCETA)
NCETA is an internationally recognised research centre that works as a catalyst for change in the alcohol and other drugs field. It aims to advance the capacity of health and human services organisations and workers to respond to alcohol and drug-related problems.
Ph: (08) 8201 7535
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre NDARC
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is a premier research institution in Australia and is recognised internationally as a Research Centre of Excellence. The overall mission of NDARC is: to conduct high quality research and related activities that increases the effectiveness of the Australian and International treatment and other intervention responses to alcohol and other drug related harm.
Ph: (02) 9385 0333
National Drug Research Institute (NDRI)
NDRI contributes to the overall aim of the National Drug Strategy, which is to minimise the harm associated with drug use. It does so by undertaking research designed to establish the preventive potential of a number of interventions: legislative, fiscal, regulatory and educational. The National Drug Research Institute is a source of reliable scientific information on a range of issues concerned with the prevention of alcohol and other drug-related harm.
Ph: (08) 9266 1600
Network of Alcohol & Other Drug Agencies (NADA)
The Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government drug and alcohol sector in NSW.
Our goal is to support non government drug and alcohol agencies in NSW to reduce the alcohol and drug related harm to individuals, families and the community.
Ph: (02) 9698 8669
Last Update: October 2011
Please contact the service for more information
All details are subject to change without notice