Peak Bodies


Professional Development

International Associations


Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education

FARE is an independent charitable organisation working to prevent the harmful use of alcohol in Australia.

FARE’s mission is to help Australia change the way it drinks by:

  • helping communities to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harms
  • building the case for alcohol policy reform
  • engaging Australians in conversations about our drinking culture

FARE is guided by the World Health Organisation’s global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol for tackling alcohol-related harms through population-based strategies, problem directed policies, and direct interventions.

Peak Bodies


The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania is the peak body for the non-government, not-for-profit alcohol and other drugs sector in Tasmania.



The Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies Inc (NADA) is the peak organisation for the alcohol and drug non-government sector throughout NSW and is funded by NSW Health.



The South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services is the Peak Body for Non-Government Organizations working in the alcohol and other drug field in South Australia.



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

The Western Australian Network of Alcohol And Other Drug Agencies is the
peak body for the alcohol and other drug (AOD) education, prevention, treatment and support sector in Western Australia.
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre was established at the University of New South Wales in May, 1986. It is funded by the Australian Government as part of the National Drug Strategy.
Turning Point
Since being established in 1994, Turning Point has led research and its translation into policy and practice at a local, national and international level.
The Register of Australian Drug & Alcohol Research is a project of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Council of Australia. It contains up-to-date records of current and recently completed (from 2001) research projects with details of published research. There is also information about researchers, research organizations and funding bodies.
Professional Development
NCETA is a national research centre concerned with workforce development in the alcohol and other drugs related field.
International TC Associations
Association of Therapeutic Communities, (UK)
Therapeutic Communities of America,Inc.
European Federation Of Therapeutic Communities
Federation of TCs of Central & Eastern Europe
Asian Federation of Therapeutic Communities