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7–8 June 2018, Sydney

AOD Awards for the NSW Non Government Sector

NADA invites nominations for the 2018 AOD Awards for the NSW Non Government Sector ("the Awards"). The Awards acknowledge the significant contribution of the sector in reducing alcohol and other drugs related harms to NSW communities through leadership, program design and delivery, and dedicated workforce.

AOD AwardsAward categories

• Excellence in Treatment
• Excellence in Health Promotion
• Excellence in Research and Evaluation
• Outstanding Contribution Award (Individual applicants only)
• First Australians Award–Improving AOD outcomes for Aboriginal peoples (Individual applicants only)

Award winners of each category will receive a prize of $500 to assist in professional/organisational development, an award plaque and a certificate. Winners will also be recognised in the Advocate and on the NADA website.

Apply now

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 29 March 2018 EST

Download information and guidelines PDF

Download application form DOCX

Award ceremony

Date: Thursday 7 June 2018
Time: 6:30pm–11:00pm
Location: Grand Ballroom—Sheraton at the Park, 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Format: Cocktail
Ticket price: $75

To secure your entry to the event, please select the 'Conference dinner and awards' ticket during registration.

winners

2016 winners

Lifetime Achievement Award
The Winner: James Pitts, Odyssey House (Sydney, NSW)

Outstanding Contribution Award
The Winner: Tony Trimmingham OAM, CEO, Family Drug Support (NSW)
Certificate of Commendation: Paul Hardy, Community Restorative Centre (Sydney, NSW)

Excellence in Quality Development Award
The Winner: A modified DBT group therapy manual, Triple Care Farm (Robertson, NSW)
Certificate of Commendation: The Glen Centre, Ngaimpe Aboriginal Corporation (Central Coast, NSW)

Excellence in Health Promotion Award
The Winner: Drug and Alcohol First Aid, Lyndon Community (Orange, NSW)
Certificate of Commendation: WHOS Harm Reduction Program, WHOS (Sydney, NSW)

Excellence in Research and Evaluation Award
The Winner: The Salvation Army Recovery Services and the Illawarra Institute for Mental Health, University of Wollongong (NSW)
Certificate of Commendation: Stepping Stones to Success, Family Drug Support (NSW)
Certificate of Commendation: Jude Sayers, Dianella Cottage, Lyndon Community (Blue Mountains, NSW)

Excellence in Treatment Award
The Winner: Speak Out Dual Diagnosis Program, Weave Youth and Community Services (Waterloo, NSW)

winners

2014 winners

Outstanding Contribution Award
Jo Lunn for improving organisational capacity at We Help Ourselves and her broader contribution to the NGO drug and alcohol sector in NSW

Excellence in Research and Evaluation Award
Lyndon Research and Training Program, The Lyndon Community (Orange, NSW)

Excellence in Treatment Award
Junaa Buwa! Centre for Youth Wellbeing (Coffs Harbour, NSW)

Certificate of Commendation
The Bourke Street Project, The Haymarket Foundation (Sydney, NSW)

Excellence in Health Promotion Award
Drug and Alcohol Workplace Education Program, Building Trades Group Drug and Alcohol Committee (Sydney, NSW)

Excellence in Quality Development Award
Community of Practice, Triple Care Farm (Robertson, NSW)


Supported by

New South Wales Health
Australian Government Department of Health

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