Drug Sector Bodies

The Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA) is the peak, national, non-government organisation representing the interests of the Australian alcohol and other drugs sector, providing a national voice for people working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and other drug.

Phone: (02) 6215 9800

The Australasian Therapeutic Community Association is the peak body for therapeutic communities in Australia and New Zealand. This site will link you to a therapeutic community in your region.
Phone: (02) 9972 3033

Australian Drug Foundation The Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) is an independent, non-profit organisation working to prevent and reduce alcohol and drug problems in the Australian community. Its website is a good source of factual information on most types of drugs used illegally.
Phone: 1300 85 85 84

Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)

This site is funded by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing to provide a central point of access to Austrlaian drug and alcohol information.


The Drug and Alcohol Office (DAO) is the government funding body for most services in WA and can link you with a variety of service providers.

Phone: (08) 9370 0333


The Australian Education and Rehabilitation Foundation (AERF) has recently changed its name to the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE).

FARE's new name, brand and website reflect a new strategic focus, and complement the objectives that have been set out in the strategic plan.

Phone: (02) 6122 8600

Partners in Recovery - Community First

If you have, or someone you know has, a severe and persistent mental illness, a Partners in Recovery (PIR) Support Facilitator can help you identify the services and supports, and will help maintain positive relationships with the relevant services that you may need to assist you on your recovery journey and improve your quality of life.

Your Support Facilitator will work with you to provide coordination of the identified services and supports, and will help maintain positive relationships with the relevant services. Palmerston employs support workers in the PIR initiative in partnership with Community First.

Phone: Tonia Mastropasqua (08) 9892 2100


WA Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies offers a list of members as well as many other links.

Phone: (08) 9420 7236

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