Inaugural National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Awards


The National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Awards.  These Awards recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drug and alcohol workers for their contribution to reducing the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Nominations can be made NOW by downloading the information and nomination form at:

The Awards to be presented at the NIDAC 2012 Conference in Fremantle on 6-8 June 2012 at the Esplanade Hotel are:

1.                   Award for Excellence, Female Worker

2.                   Award for Excellence, Male Worker

3.                   Encouragement Award

All of the above category winners will receive prize money of $2,000 to go towards a workforce development activity.

NIDAC also announces the introduction of the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Honour Roll to acknowledge and publicly recognise the exceptional effort which is made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drug and alcohol workers who have tirelessly contributed to this sector over a considerable number of years.

Nominations for the Honour Roll can also be made by downloading the information and nomination form at:

Nominations close at midnight on Monday, 30 April 2012.

For further information contact Denise Gilchrist at