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This section provides information on organisations that are addressing issues related to illicit drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Links to Indigenous organisations are provided where possible. 

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The organisations are listed by name, but you can also select to list them by government type, reach, or focus.


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Name Government Reach Focus
Aboriginal Counselling Services (ACS) Non-government NSW
Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council (ADAC) Non-government SA
Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Network (ADAN) Non-government NSW
Aboriginal Family Support Services Inc Government SA
Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Inc. (AHCSA) Non-government SA
Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (ACHWA) Non-government WA
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Government National
Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT) Non-government NT
Aboriginal Prisoners and Offenders Support Services (APOSS) Non-government SA
Aboriginal Resource and Development Services (ARDS) Non-government NT
Aboriginal Sobriety Group Indigenous Corporation Non-government SA
Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) Non-government National
Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) Government ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Alcohol and other Drug Services Central Australia (ADSCA) Government NT
Alcohol and Other Drug Services in Victoria Government VIC
Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association (ATODA) Non-government ACT
Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council Tasmania Inc. (ATDC) Non-government TAS
Amity Community Services Non-government NT
Anex Non-government NSW
Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Apunipima Cape York Health Council Non-government QLD
Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies Northern Territory (AADANT) Non-government NT
Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN) Non-government National
Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) Non-government National
Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) Government National
Australian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Non-government National
Awabakal Non-government NSW
Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative Non-government VIC
Balunu Foundation Non-government NT
Banyan House Non-government NT
Bega Garnbirringu Health Service Non-government WA
Biala City Community Health Centre Government QLD
Bloodwood Tree Association Incorporated Non-government WA
Bourke Aboriginal Health Service Non-government NSW
Bridges Non-government NSW
BushMob Non-government NT
Cannabis Information and Support Non-government National
Casino Aboriginal Medical Service Non-government NSW
CatholicCare NT Non-government NT
Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service Aboriginal Corporation Non-government SA
Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programmes Unit (CAAAPU) Non-government NT
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC) Non-government NT
Central Australian Youth Link-Up Service (CAYLUS) Non-government NT
Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use (CREIDU) Non-government National
Centre for Social Research in Health Non-government National
Centrecare Non-government WA
Champion Centre Government WA
Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation Government TAS
Colony 47 Non-government TAS
Community Restorative Centre (CRC) NSW Non-government NSW
Cornerstone Youth Services Inc. (CYS) Not specified TAS
Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services (CAAPS) Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Cyrenian House Non-government WA
Danila Dilba Health Service Non-government NT
Darumbal Community Youth Service Non-government QLD
Deadlee Maardars Non-government QLD
Detour House Inc. Non-government NSW
Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA) Non-government International
Drug and Alcohol Office (DAO) of Western Australia Government WA
Drug and Alcohol Services Association Alice Springs Inc. (DASA) Non-government NT
Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) Government SA
Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
East Arnhem Regional Council Non-government NT
Family Drug Support Non-government National
Foundation of Rehabilitation with Aboriginal Alcohol Related Difficulties (FORWAARD) Non-government NT
Gallang Place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Non-government QLD
Gamarada Non-government NSW
Garl Garl Walbu Alcohol Association Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
Gindaja Treatment and Healing Centre Non-government QLD
Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative Non-government VIC
Goldfields Rehabilitation Services Inc Non-government WA
Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative Non-government VIC
Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service Non-government NSW
Gumbi Gumbi Aboriginal Corporation Non-government QLD
Gunawirra Non-government NSW
Harm Reduction Australia Non-government National
Headspace Non-government National
Healing Foundation Non-government National
Helem Yumba Central Queensland Healing Centre Non-government QLD
Hepatitis NSW Non-government NSW
Holyoake Non-government WA
Holyoake Tasmania Non-government TAS
Hope Community Services Non-government WA
Indigo Junction Non-government WA
Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) Government National
INTRA Non-government NSW
Jungarni-Jutiya Indigenous Corporation Non-government WA
Juwarki Kapu-Lug Ltd Non-government QLD
Kalano Community Association Inc - Venndale Rehabilitation and Withdrawal Centre Non-government NT
Kalparrin Community Inc Non-government SA
Kambu Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health Non-government QLD
Katherine West Health Board Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community and Medical Service Non-government NSW
Kidz Youth Community (KYC) Non-government QLD
Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre (KALACC) Non-government WA
Kimberley Community Alcohol and Drug Services Government WA
Kirketon Road Centre Government NSW
Krurungal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Non-government QLD
Kununurra Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
Kurbingui Youth Development Association (KYDA) Non-government QLD
Langton Centre Government NSW
Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) Government VIC
Lismore Sexual Health Service Not specified NSW
Liverpool Sexual Health Clinic Non-government NSW
Lives Lived Well Non-government QLD
Local Drug Action Groups Inc Non-government WA
Lyndon Community Non-government NSW
Mallee District Aboriginal Services (Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Robinvale) Non-government VIC
Many Colours 1 Direction Non-government NT
Marrin Weejali Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NSW
Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office (MHDAO) Government NSW
Mental Health Commission Government WA
Menzies School of Health Research Government National
Midwest Community Alcohol and Drug Service Government WA
Milliya Rumurra Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
Moorditj Koort Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre Government WA
Mpwelarre Health Service (Santa Teresa Health Centre) Non-government NT
Namatjira Haven Non-government NSW
National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) Not specified National
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) Non-government National
National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Non-government National
National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC) Non-government National
Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies (NADA) Non-government NSW
Next Step Drug and Alcohol Services Government WA
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjata Women's Council Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT, SA, WA
Ngnowar Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
Ngwala Willumbong Co-operative Ltd Non-government VIC
Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services Non-government WA
Njernda Aboriginal Corporation Non-government VIC
Noffs Foundation Non-government NSW
North West Queensland Indigenous Catholic Social Service Non-government QLD
Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) Family and Community Services Non-government QLD
Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council (NTAHC) Non-government NT
NSW Aboriginal Residential Healing and Drug and Alcohol Network Non-government National
NSW User and AIDS Association Non-government NSW
NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA) Non-government NSW
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Non-government SA
Nyoongar Outreach Services Non-government WA
Offenders Aid and Rehabilitation Services (OARS) Non-government SA
Oolong House Non-government NSW
Orana Haven Aboriginal Corporation (Orana Haven) Non-government NSW
Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service (OVAHS) Non-government WA
Palmerston Association Non-government WA
Pormpur Paanthu Aboriginal Corporation Non-government QLD
Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service Inc. Non-government SA
Primary Care Connect Non-government VIC
Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS) Non-government WA
Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) Non-government QLD
Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre (QADREC) Non-government QLD
Queensland Health's Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Services (ATOD) Government QLD
Queensland Indigenous Substance Misuse Council (QISMC) Non-government QLD
Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) Non-government QLD
Queensland Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (QNADA) Non-government QLD
Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation Non-government VIC
Red Dust Role Models Non-government National
Rockhampton Aboriginal and Islander Community Resource Agency Non-government QLD
Ruah Community Services Non-government WA
Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd Non-government VIC
Salvation Army Non-government National
School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) Government WA
South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services (SANDAS) Non-government SA
South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NSW
South West Aboriginal Medical Service (SWAMS) Non-government WA
South West Community Drug Service Non-government WA
South Western Sydney Local Health District Government NSW
Stagpole Street Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Unit Non-government QLD
Sunrise Centre Non-government NT
Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) Non-government NSW
Tangentyere Council Non-government NT
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Inc. Non-government TAS
Tasmanian Alcohol and Drug Service Government TAS
Tasmanian Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases (TasCAHRD) Non-government TAS
The Buttery Non-government NSW
The Glen Centre (Ngaimpe Aboriginal Corporation) Non-government NSW
The Healing Centre Non-government QLD
The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society Non-government National
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Government National
Tullawon Health Service Inc. Non-government SA
Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation Non-government SA
UnitingCare ReGen Non-government VIC
Utju (Areyonga) Health Service Non-government NT
Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) Non-government VIC
Waminda South Coast Women's Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NSW
Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative Not specified VIC
Weave Non-government NSW
Weigelli Centre Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NSW
Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service (WACHS) Non-government NSW
Western Aranda Health Aboriginal Corporation (WAHAC) Non-government NT
Western Australian Council of Social Services (WACOSS) Non-government WA
Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA) Non-government WA
Western Australian Substance Users Association (WASUA) Non-government WA
Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Non-government VIC
Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service Non-government ACT
Women and Newborn Drug and Alcohol Service (WANDAS) Government WA
Wuchopperen Health Service Limited Non-government QLD
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
Wunjuada Aboriginal Corporation Non-government QLD
Wurli Wurlinjang Aboriginal Health Service Non-government NT
Yaandina Family Centre Non-government WA
Yerin Aboriginal Health Services - Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Centre Non-government NSW
Yiriman Project Non-government WA
Young People Ahead (YPA) Non-government QLD
Youth Empowered Towards Independence (YETI) Non-government QLD
Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) Not specified VIC
Yulu-Burri-Ba Non-government QLD
Last updated: 9 February 2018
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