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 #5 – February

Welcome to VAADA’s first family violence newsletter of 2020. The 2019-20 summer has been a difficult time for many families across Australia. The impact of the recent bushfires and other weather events on our communities are still unfolding, as is the need for sustained support over the coming weeks, months and beyond. Our thoughts are

Victorian Specialist Family Violence Advisors

Statewide Coordinators   DVVIC   Michelle Kiernan   No To    Violence   Claudia Fletcher Specialist Family Violence Advisors Region AOD Specialist Family violence advisor Mental Health Specialist Family violence Advisor Agency Contact number Agency Contact number Barwon The Salvation Army 03 5223 5455 Barwon Health 03 4215 2420 Bayside Peninsula