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Join in on free webinar about drug testing with guest presenters Ken Pidd and Allan Trifonoff

9 April 2018

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) is hosting a webinar on Wednesday 9 May 2018 with guest presenters Associate Professor Ken Pidd and Mr Allan Trifonoff from the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA).
 

$20 million boost for Aboriginal in-home-care

14 February 2018

An organisation supporting the health and wellness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Kwinana and Rockingham in Western Australia has welcomed a $20 million tender aiming to reduce the number of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care.
 

Queensland drug and alcohol court launches in Brisbane

12 February 2018

The Drug and Alcohol Court has been reinstated in Queensland following a review of the Drug and Specialist Courts System.
 

Over the counter sales of codeine halt

1 February 2018

Doctors rsquo; groups are advising rural residents to talk to their General Practitioners (GPs) about pain management after changes to the availability of medicines containing codeine came into effect on Thursday, 1 February 2018.
 

ReSet Consortium led by Wungening Aboriginal Corporation win justice tender to deliver reintegration services

21 December 2017

A leading metropolitan Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation, Wungening Aboriginal Corporation has led a Consortium comprising Centrecare Incorporated, Wirrpanda Foundation and St Bartholomew's House to secure a large portion of the Department of Justice's Adult Justice Services, including: Metropolitan Reintegration - Re-entry and Accommodation (men and women) Metropolitan Reintegration - Parenting and Family Support Services (men and women).
 

Pharmacy Guild and NACCHO working together to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

15 November 2017

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focusing on the implementation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pharmacy programs and trials.
 

Latest National drug strategy household survey released

29 September 2017

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) have released the National drug household survey: detailed findings 2016 report.
 

New search feature on AODconnect app

2 February 2017

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and other Drugs Knowledge Centre has improved the way users can find services on the mobile phone app, AODconnect.
 

Join in on a free AOD webinar with guest presenter Anthony Shakeshaft

9 January 2017

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) is hosting a webinar on Tuesday 31 January 2017 with guest presenter Professor Anthony Shakeshaft from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC).
 

Learn more about the AOD Knowledge Centre in a free November webinar

16 November 2016

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) will be hosting our first webinar on Friday 25 November 2016.
 

Survey of the Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre now open

31 October 2016

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) is conducting a biannual online evaluation of our web resource by running a national user survey.
 

Survey of the Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre now open

10 May 2016

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) is conducting an online evaluation of our web resource by running a national user survey.
 

Feedback from the Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre user survey

16 February 2016

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) recently conducted a user survey, which aimed to inform us how users are interacting with the website, what information is useful, gauge user satisfaction and gain feedback about our new resources.
 

New app makes it easier to find Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alcohol treatment services

10 February 2016

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre today launched an Android version of their free mobile phone app called AODconnect, which will support efforts to reduce harmful substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
 

Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre survey now open

25 November 2015

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) is conducting an evaluation of our web resource by running a national user survey.
 

New alcohol and other drugs factsheets on the AOD Knowledge Centre Community portal

4 November 2015

Edith Cowan University's Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (AODKC) has released a series of alcohol and other drug factsheets on the Community portal, a resource for Elders and community members working to reduce the harms from alcohol and other drug use in their communities.
 

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drug and alcohol resource finalist in Internet award

28 August 2015

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre is a finalist in the Diversity category in the prestigious 2015 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs).
 

New tools aim to help reduce harmful substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

18 May 2015

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (the Knowledge Centre) today launched two portals and a free mobile phone app which will support efforts to reduce harmful substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
 

New NCETA resource: FundAssist

10 December 2014

The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) have recently launched a new resource package, FundAssist, to help non-government organisations prepare, plan and write funding applications.
 

National drug strategy household survey findings

3 December 2014

Australians in remote areas are twice as likely to use methamphetamines, smoke daily or engage in risky drinking as those in cities.
 

Launch of the Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

4 June 2014

Chair of the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC), Associate Professor Ted Wilkes, today launched a new Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre at the NIDAC conference in Melbourne.
 
 
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