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Name Government Reach Focus
Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS) Non-government WA
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 Health Council of South Australia Inc. (AHCSA) Non-government SA
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Government National
Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney (AMSWS) Non-government NSW
Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT) Non-government NT
Aboriginal Resource and Development Services (ARDS) Non-government NT
Aboriginal Sobriety Group Incorporated Non-government SA
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) Government National
Alcohol and Other Drug Services in Victoria Government VIC
Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA) Non-government National
Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council Tas Inc. (ATDC) Non-government TAS
Amity Community Services Non-government NT
Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) Non-government National
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 Ltd Non-government NSW
Balunu Foundation Non-government NT
Banyan House Non-government NT
Bega Garnbirringu Health Service Non-government WA
Benelong's Haven Family Rehabilitation Centre Non-government NSW
Biala City Community Health Centre Government QLD
Bloodwood Tree Association Incorporated Non-government WA
Bourke Aboriginal Health Service Non-government NSW
Brahminy Foundation Non-government NT
Bridges Non-government NSW
BushMob Non-government NT
Casino Aboriginal Medical Service Non-government NSW
Ceduna/Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service Inc. (CKAHS) Non-government SA
Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programmes Unit (CAAAPU) Non-government NT
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Inc (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
Cornerstone Youth Services Inc. (CYS) Not specified TAS
Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services (CAAPS) Non-government NT
Cross Roads Community Non-government WA
Cyrenian House Non-government WA
Darumbal Community Youth Service Non-government QLD
Deadlee Maardars Non-government QLD
Detour House Inc. Non-government NSW
Dolly Garinyi Hostel Non-government NT
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
Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service Non-government NSW
East Arnhem Shire Council Non-government NT
Ferdy's Haven Rehabilitation Aboriginal Corporation Non-government QLD
Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) 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 (GEGAC) Non-government VIC
Goldfields Rehabilitation Services Inc Non-government WA
Goondir Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation for Health Services Non-government QLD
Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service Non-government NSW
Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation Non-government ACT
Gumbi Gumbi Aboriginal Corporation Non-government QLD
Gunawirra Non-government NSW
Healing Foundation Non-government National
Helem Yumba Central Queensland Healing Centre Non-government QLD
Holyoake Non-government WA
Holyoake Tasmania Non-government TAS
Hope Community Services Non-government WA
Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service Non-government NSW
Indigenous Wellbeing Centre (IWC) Non-government QLD
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
Katherine West Health Board Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community and Medical Service Non-government NSW
Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre (KALACC) Non-government WA
Kimberley Community Drug Service Team Government WA
Kirketon Road Centre Government NSW
Krurungal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Non-government QLD
Kumangka Aboriginal Youth Service Non-government SA
Langton Centre Government NSW
Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) Government VIC
Lives Lived Well Non-government QLD
Local Drug Action Groups Inc Non-government WA
Lyndon Community Non-government NSW
Malabam Health Board Aboriginal Corporation (MHBAC) Non-government NT
Mallee District Aboriginal Services Non-government VIC
Marrin Weejali Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NSW
Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office (MHDAO) Government NSW
Midwest Community Drug Service Team Government WA
Milliya Rumurra Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
Mpwelarre Health Aboriginal Corporation (Santa Teresa Health Centre) Non-government NT
Namatjira Haven Non-government NSW
National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) Government National
National Centre for Education and Training of Addiction (NCETA) Not specified National
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) Non-government National
National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Non-government National
National Drug Strategy Branch Government National
National Drugs Sector Information Service (NDSIS) Non-government National
National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC) Non-government National
Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies (NADA) Non-government NSW
New England/Northwest Region Community Drug Action Team 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
North West Queensland Indigenous Catholic Social Service Non-government QLD
NPA Family and Community Services Non-government QLD
NSW Aboriginal Residential Healing and Drug and Alcohol Network (NARHDAN) Non-government National
NSW User and AIDS Association Non-government NSW
Nunkuwarrin Yunti Inc. Non-government SA
Nyoongar Patrol System Inc. Non-government WA
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
Pilbara Community Drug Service Team (PCDST) Government WA
Pius X Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NSW
Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service (PLAHS) Non-government SA
Primary Care Connect Non-government VIC
Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS) Non-government WA
Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation for Alcohol and Drug Dependence Services (QAIAS) 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 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
Remote Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Program Government NT
Reverend Charles Harris Diversionary Centre Non-government QLD
Rockhampton Aboriginal and Islander Community Resource Agency Non-government QLD
Ruah Community Services Non-government WA
Salvation Army Non-government National
South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services (SANDAS) Non-government SA
South West Community Drug Service Team Non-government WA
South Western Sydney Local Health District Government NSW
Stagpole Street Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Unit Non-government QLD
Swan Emergency Accommodation Non-government WA
Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) Non-government NSW
Tangentyere Council Non-government NT
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 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 Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (Areyonga) Non-government NT
Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) Non-government VIC
Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation Non-government WA
Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation Non-government NT
Weave Non-government NSW
Weigelli Centre Non-government NSW
Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service (WACHS) Non-government NSW
Western Aranda Health Aboriginal Corporation (WAHAC) Non-government NT
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
Wuchopperen Health Service Limited Non-government QLD
Wunjuada Aboriginal Corporation Non-government QLD
Yaamba Men's Hostel Non-government QLD
Yaandina Family Centre Government WA
Yerin Aboriginal Health Services Incorporated - Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Centre Non-government NSW
Yiriman Project Non-government WA
Young People Ahead (YPA) Non-government QLD
Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) Not specified VIC
Yulu-Burri-Ba Non-government QLD
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