2021 Western Australian Alcohol and Other Drug Excellence Awards:

Recognising outstanding alcohol and other drug practice

Congratulations to our Awards finalists

Finalists in the following categories will be invited to attend the presentation of the Awards at a breakfast on Friday, October 8 2021.

Excellence in Capacity and Capability Building. Sponsored by Hope Community Services.
  • Mental Health Commission Workforce Development – Trauma Informed Care and Practice Training Expansion
  • Next Step – Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service (DACAS)
  • WANADA – Project Pharos
Excellence in Consumer Engagement
  • Peer Based Harm Reduction – Consumer engagement to increase access to HCV testing and treatment
Excellence in Improving AOD Outcomes for Aboriginal Peoples. Sponsored by Cyrenian House.
  • Bloodwood Tree Association
  • Palmerston Association – Bush Classrooms Program
  • Midwest CADS
Excellence in Partnerships. Sponsored by Mission Australia.
  • Cyrenian House (with Richmond Wellbeing) – Residential Low Medical Withdrawal Units
Excellence in Preventing and Reducing AOD Harms in Young People. Sponsored by Women’s Health and Family Services.
  • Mission Australia – Drug and Alcohol Youth Service (DAYS)
Excellence in Prevention and Community Development. Sponsored by the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia.
  • Kimberley Community Alcohol and Drug Service (KCADS) – Prevention Program
  • Warmun LDAG – Warmum Women’s Two Way Health and Healing Camp
  • Bloodwood Tree Association
Excellence in Reducing the Risk of AOD-Related Harms
  • Curtin University – Pharmacy Interventions Naloxone Scale Up
  • Peer Based Harm Reduction – More than Just Fits
Excellence in Treatment
  • Cyrenian House (in partnership with Department of Justice) – Wandoo Rehabilitation Prison Therapeutic Community
  • Palmerston Association – Solid Steps AOD Program, Casuarina Prison
  • Holyoake Wheatbelt CADS – Specialist Methamphetamine Team (now Integrated Support Team)
Excellence in Working with Families and Significant Others. Sponsored by Tango IT.
  • Drug and Alcohol Youth Service (DAYS) – Behaviour Exchange Systems Therapy (BEST)
  • Holyoake – Supporting Families
  • Tenacious House – Relationship and Connect
Translating Research into Practice for Improved AOD Outcomes
  • Women’s Health and Family Services – Nurturing Families