2012 Western Australian Alcohol and other Drug Excellence Awards


Recognising outstanding alcohol and other drug practice


On behalf of the Board of the Drug and Alcohol Office, I am delighted to advise that in August 2012 we will be hosting the inaugural Western Australian AOD Excellence Awards: Recognising outstanding alcohol and other drug practice. These awards acknowledge and celebrate AOD initiatives that have been undertaken in the following categories:

  Prevention: Excellence in AOD prevention

  Treatment: Improved treatment outcomes for people with AOD problems

  Capacity Building - Building capacity to prevent and/or respond effectively to AOD problems

  Partnerships - Partnerships for improved AOD outcomes

  Aboriginal - Outstanding AOD outcomes for Aboriginal people

  Families - Excellence in working with families and carers

Young People - Preventing and reducing AOD problems in young people

  Local Communities - Local communities working together to address AOD problems

There will be up to 4 finalists in each category, and an overall winner. Prizes will be awarded in each category at a breakfast on the 8th August 2012 at the Burswood Convention Centre.

We encourage groups and organisations, AOD specialist or mainstream sectors, to submit projects or programs to be considered.


Neil Guard
Executive Director
Drug and Alcohol Office

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