Information & inspiration


Best practice

Strong Girls: a Griffith CDAT initiative.
This program engages young Indigenous women to help build self-esteem, pride in culture, and positive life skills.



What price for our health?
Our own Julie Rae contrasts the huge profits being raked in by big pharma with the cost of prescription drugs in Australia.

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Star profiles

Meet John Tucker.
The treasurer and long-time member of Tamworth CDAT shares some of the community strengthening work he and his other members are engaged with.

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Case studies

Popping Nation

You might recognise these fantastic dancers from last year’s CDAT conference! Have a read about how this organisation keeps moving from strength to strength.

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Latest news

CEAP contract extended
The Alcohol and Drug Foundation and NSW Health are proud to announce and confirm that the Community Engagement Action Program, which includes CDATs, has been extended for two more years.

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New research and evidence

Aboriginal communities and NDARC team up.
Ongoing evaluations of programs such as Midnight Basketball – which we previously covered in a case study – as well as other sport and arts activities are happening in Aboriginal communities in NSW. Results could be promising for building the evidence base around successful prevention programs.


Ask Julie

All of your questions answered.
Got a question about alcohol or another drug? Need some advice before you start your next project? The Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s Julie Rae is here to help.

Email your questions to Julie:

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