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NADA Conference 2020: Showcase your innovative research and practice. Submit an abstract before 9 March 2020.
NADA eLearning: Engage families and significant others, support clients with complex needs and be guided on gender and sexuality indicators.
Emotions: Explore emotion regulation, attachment, connection and more.
The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. We represent close to 100 organisational members that provide a broad range of alcohol and other drugs services including health promotion and harm reduction, early intervention, treatment and continuing care programs. Together, we work to reduce the harms related to alcohol and other drugs use across the NSW community. Learn more.


Media release: ‘Release the final report!’

19 February 2020 The NSW non government alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector call on the NSW Government to release
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NGO service development grants: round two

Applications are now open The Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA) invites Non-Government Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD)
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NADA Conference 2020: Registrations are open

Register now for the NADA Conference 2020, to be held on 4–5 June in Sydney. Showcasing interventions designed to improve
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National quality framework for drug and alcohol treatment services

This framework sets a nationally consistent quality benchmark for providers of AOD treatment services. It includes strong clinical governance requirements
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International women's day forum

This year’s forum celebrates International Women’s Day and the work…

Aboriginal cultural awareness (Workshop 1)


Aboriginal people and strength-based practices within an AOD setting (Workshop 2)

This workshop is designed specifically for those who have already…


NADA in partnership with Family Drug Support and the Ministry of Health NSW Government, developed training and resources for the AOD sector and other primary ...
Developed by NADA, this toolkit supports the formal quality improvement program of non government AOD organisations. Download the files to easily create or review operational ...
Although members of LGBTI and HIV positive communities use AOD for many of the same reasons as the population at large, there is evidence to ...
AODTS NMDS elearning course—an interactive guide to the data set The aim of the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Service National Minimum Data Set (AODTS ...
​Clinical incident management The Ministry of Health funded the Australian Council for Healthcare Standards (ACHS) to conduct training with NADA members about all you need ...
Did you know that at their core, the principles of consumer participation relate to human rights, health outcomes, relationships, service delivery, as well as accreditation ...
NADA is excited to launch a series of worker wellbeing resources (available to download below). Designed for the non government AOD sector, the resources encourage ...
From 1 July 2018, non government organisations (NGOs) contracted by NSW Health to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services will have five core performance ...
NADA is developing factsheets to help you gain essential knowledge about working with other agencies. This first set will help you navigate child protection and ...
Language is powerful—especially when discussing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and the people who use them. Download this resource [PDF] Intended for the non government ...


AOD Case Worker: Bourke Street Program

Haymarket Foundation
Haymarket Foundation
Applications close: 6 Mar 2020
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Weave Community Hub Manager

Weave Youth and Community Services Inc
Applications close: 3 Mar 2020
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State Manager AOD - NSW/ACT

The Salvation Army
SA Accommodation & Housing Support NSW/ACT
Applications close: 25 Feb 2020
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Network updates

NADA practice leadership group

Network update The NPLG met in September to discuss projects underway, and take part in discussions with the Ministry of
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Research network

Network update The CMHDARN research ethics consultation committee (RECC) has been established to provide ethical guidance by researchers and experts
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Youth AOD services network

Network update The NADA Youth AOD Services Network held a meeting in October, hosted by Weave in Waterloo. Special guests
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Women’s clinical care network

Network update As of their last meeting held in August 2019, the Women’s AOD Services Network has decided to undertake
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