VAADA Organisation Membership Application Form

Please read the following information prior to completing the application form

Our Vision

A Victorian community in which alcohol and other drug (AOD)-related harms are reduced and well-being is promoted to support people to reach their potential.

Our Purpose

VAADA leads AOD policy, workforce development, and public discussion across membership, related sectors and the community to prevent and reduce AOD harms in Victoria

Guiding Principles

    1. We are Collaborative: We foster inclusive engagement that is representative of our sector and values diverse lived experience.
    2. We are Professional: We demonstrate transparency, integrity and accountability in all of our work
    3. We are Rights-Based We are driven by social justice underpinned by compassion and a commitment to intersectional equity.
    4. We are Progressive We challenge the status quo through strategic thinking, courageous advocacy and a commitment to innovation.
    5. We are Evidence-Informed: We promote an evidence-informed and outcomes-focused approach to policy and practice

Membership Process

  • Your application goes before the VAADA Board to be approved at its bi-monthly meeting
  • Once approved a tax invoice is issued and a Member Kit will be sent to you
  • Pro Rata membership fees are applied for new members that join from August onwards in any given year
  • Membership is reduced according to the number of full months remaining in the membership year
  • Membership is renewable on July 1st of any given year