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Conferences 2006



18-19 September 2006

2nd International Summer School on Inequality and Addictive Behaviours

 'A Fair Go For All? Policy Responses to Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Issues'

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University

The Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

phone: (08) 8201 7545



20-22 September 2006

Club Health 2006

The 4th International Conference on Substance Use, Nightlife and Related Health Issues

Piran, Slovenia


email: [email protected]


21–22 September 2006

Beyond the Boundaries: Families and Professionals Working Together Symposium

Aim: to acknowledge, share and discuss alcohol and other drug issues and responses experienced by Western Australian families and workers

venue: Rendezvous Observation City Hotel, Scarborough, Western Australia

websites: or

25-26 September 2006

National Drug Research Institute's Research Symposium

 “Responding to drug problems: Lessons from the past, future challenges and opportunities”

 Acacia Hotel, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia



28-29 September 2006

Australasian Amphetamine Conference

Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour

International keynote speaker Professor Ernest Drucker, PhD.

email: [email protected]


6-8 October 2006

Venue: Bratislava
Organised by : European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association

& Slovak Professional Society for Dependencies on Psychoactive substances
email: [email protected]


 9-10 October 2006

NADA Conference

Negotiating the Nexus - Mental Health in non government Alcohol and other Drug services

Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies


22-25 October 2006
3rd International Conference on Alcohol and Harm Reduction
Cape Town, South Africa

26-27 October 2006
National Conference on Hepatitis C, HIV and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens
Chicago, Illinois
email: [email protected]


1-3 November 2006

Involve: creativity, diversity, connection

For people working with young people in their health or development

Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand



5 November 2006
National Drug Trends Conference

venue: Cairns


5-8 November 2006
2006 APSAD Conference

Drugs: Meeting New Challenges
venue: Cairns Convention Centre


14 November 2006

Changing the Way We Drink

Alcohol Concern: Annual Conference and AGM

London, UK

email: [email protected]



22–24 November 2006

The Australasian Therapeutic Communities Association’s Annual Conference 2006

Auckland, New Zealand

email: [email protected]



9-11 December, 2006

International GHB & Chemical Drug Conference

Dallas, Texas, USA


email: [email protected]



Conferences 2007


26-28 February 2007

Thinking Drinking II : From Problems to Solutions

Australian Drug Foundation and Community Alcohol Action Network

email: [email protected]

phone: (03) 9278 8137


8-10 March 2007

1st International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Victoria, BC Canada

email: [email protected]



7-10 March 2007

9th National Rural Health Conference


phone: 02 6285 4660
email: [email protected]




Workshops and Seminars

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Turning Point's Public Seminar Series

Held on the second Friday of the month, free

phone: (03) 8413 8413

email: [email protected]


Moreland Hall Free Lunchtime seminar series 2006

These monthly seminars provide factual and up to date information on a diverse

range of topics and issues that relate to the Alcohol and Other Drug sector.

Last Friday of each month until November 24.

Uniting Care Moreland Hall, 26 Jessie St, Moreland, Victoria

12.30-1.30pm  (Light refreshments served at 12.00) 

Please RSVP

phone: 9386 2876

email: [email protected]



August - December 2006

NDARC Training Calendar
This Training Calendar covers the second half of 2006 and covers such diverse topics as:

overdose, alcohol, young people and co-morbidity.

Training Calendar

Registration Form


26 September 2006

Opioid maintenance: "back to basics" therapeutics - lessons from Vioxx and LAAM

Dr Andrew Byrne & Prof Ernest Drucker

Concord Dependency Seminar Series

Conference Room 1, Concord Hospital

phone: (02) 9319 5524


3 October 2006

Hepatits C and Australian Prisons: A Terminal Sentence?

Facilitated by Dr Norman Swan

The Justice and Police Museum, Cnr Phillip & Albert Streets, Circular Quay

10am -12 noon

Please RSVP by Friday 15th September

email: [email protected]

phone: (02) 6232 4257


4 October 2006

Turning Point 10th Annual Oration:

Responding to the Global Epidemic of Amphetamines with Dr Ernest Drucker

The Age Theatre, Melbourne Museum, Carlton

Please RSVP by 25 September

phone: (03) 8413 8413

email: [email protected]


24 October 2006

Newly arrived refugees and drug prevention: Addressing the needs and barriers

Angliss Conference Centre, William Angliss Institute of TAFE, Melbourne, 9.30am

Bookings required by Thursday, 19 October

phone: 1300 85 85 84

email: [email protected]


1 November 2006

Structural interventions: enabling or controlling?

Angliss Conference Centre, William Angliss Institute of TAFE, Melbourne, 9.30am

Bookings required by Thursday, 26 October

phone: 1300 85 85 84

email: [email protected]


November 2006

TAKING THE NEXT STEP: Integrating Motivational Interviewing into Clinical Practice

Perth Nov. 6-7, 2006, contact [email protected]

Melbourne Nov.9-10, 2006, contact Helen Mentha c/o [email protected]

Adelaide Nov. 13-15, contact [email protected]

For further information, expressions of interest and registration please contact:

websites: or


21 November 2006

Dependency issues in jails, juvenile justice and drug courts

Sue Jeffries, Gilbert Whitton

Concord Dependency Seminar Series

Concord Hospital


ADCA Presentations


21-23 June 2006
Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA) 2006 Conference

Jane Shelling - ADCA National Resource Centre Manager

Accessing the alcohol and other drugs evidence-base


30 June 2006

24/7 : Work-Related Alcohol & Drug Use

A National Forum to Develop an Action Plan


Donna Bull - ADCA CEO

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3–5 July 2006
Australian Winter School – Research, Policy & Practice

Kimberley Clarke - ADCA Policy/Project Officer

Jane Shelling - ADCA National Resource Centre Manager

What's Evidence got to do with it? Finding useful evidence to inform your practice.


10 October 2006

NADA Annual Conference - Negotiating the Nexus


Kimberley Clarke - ADCA Policy/Project Officer

Evidence-based Practice: a Workshop







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