VAADA is the peak body representing
Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) services in Victoria.


VAADA’s purpose is to ensure that the issues for people experiencing the harms associated with alcohol and other drug use and the organisations that support them are well represented in policy and program development and public discussion.

VAADA’s membership comprises agencies working in the AOD field, as well as those individuals who are involved in, or have a specific interest in, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation or research that minimises the harms caused by alcohol and other drugs (AOD).

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Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme and Child Information Sharing Scheme Navigator

The Navigator is a guide to information sharing to assist AOD services. Using a step by step approach, the interactive flowchart provides an overview of the different requirements needed for information sharing.

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AOD Family Violence Newsletter #4 November 2019

Welcome to VAADA’s fourth family violence newsletter bringing you the latest updates on the family violence reform activity in the AOD sector. We are in the middle of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, a global initiative running from 25 November through to 10 December annually. 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a