News

VAADA’s news section includes briefs, news items, headlines and discussion topics that relate to the alcohol and drug sector

North West Melbourne Region CALD Forum

By | November 10th, 2017 | Comments Off on North West Melbourne Region CALD Forum

VAADA has been commissioned to run an AOD Workforce Development and Stakeholder Engagement Project for the North Western Melbourne PHN region. The current AOD CALD Forum is a key event of this project, focusing on providing agencies and senior workers with practical and highly relevant skills and knowledge to improve engagement with and responsivity to, […]

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International Overdose Awareness Day

By | August 31st, 2017 | Comments Off on International Overdose Awareness Day

Today the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) with many in the community, commemorate the community members who have lost their lives through fatal overdose and recognise the ongoing trauma which survivors and families experience.  Download the Media Release below: MS_OD awareness day_31082017

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VADC Information Sharing Session

By | July 10th, 2017 | Comments Off on VADC Information Sharing Session

As part of the implementation of the new Victorian Alcohol and Drug Collection (VADC), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)  engaged VAADA to run a VADC Information Sharing Session to provide additional support to Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment providers. At this session, AOD treatment providers who have CMS that meet the VADC specifications talked about […]

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VAADA Analysis of 2017/2018 Victorian State Budget

By | May 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on VAADA Analysis of 2017/2018 Victorian State Budget

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Release of VAADA State Budget Submission 2017 / 18

By | February 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Release of VAADA State Budget Submission 2017 / 18

To view VAADA’s 2017 – 2018 budget submission click here

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Capacity Building and Change Management – A guide for community services

By | February 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on Capacity Building and Change Management – A guide for community services

VAADA is proud to announce the release of ‘Capacity Building and Change Management – A guide for community services’. This latest resource has kept the still relevant and best bits of the old manual, however it has been extensively updated. It is now designed to be used widely across the entire not-for-profit sector, and particularly […]

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