Remote AOD Workforce presents at NIDAC

The Remote AOD Workforce attended & presented at the 3rd National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference (NIDAC) in Melbourne June 4-6. We were so proud to present to a national audience the achievements of this workforce.

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The Remote AOD Workforce attended & presented at the 3rd National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference (NIDAC) in Melbourne June 4-6. We were so proud to present to a national audience the achievements of this workforce. Norman Dulvarie- Miwatj Health, Sampson Henry- Jabiru Primary Health Care Centre, Damien Yunupingu- Miwatj Health and Leon James- Gunbalanya Primary Health Care Centre presented on What Works with an Indigenous Workforce: an evaluation of the Remote AOD Workforce Program to an audience of over 150 delegates including Professor Ted Wilkes. Joseph Knuth- Danila Dilba, Scott Nelson- Wurli Wurlinjang and Lauren Buckley- Remote AOD Workforce Clinical Supervisor presented Yarning about Alcohol & Other Drugs: culturally-adapted tools for the Northern Territory to an audience of over 60 delegates. The presentations were considered the highlight of the conference by many delegates, and the NIDAC Conference Chair Professor Ted Wilkes personally congratulated the team on their presentations as inspirational. Over 50 sample packs were provided to delegates including the suite of Remote AOD Workforce resources, including the DVD Yarning about Gunja on Groote Eylandt, and the Yarning about assessment tools.

The Remote AOD Workforce covers over 30 primary health care centres across the NT and can be contacted on 0439 184 398.