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NATIONAL INDIGENOUS DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARDS

The National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Awards, including the Coralie Ober Honor Role were introduced by the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee in 2012 to provide peer recognition of, and appreciation for, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in the alcohol and other drug field.

To ensure these important awards are not lost to the sector the Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council (ADAC) are continuing these awards.

In addition to these initial awards, ADAC is introducing the Recognition Award for a service or program.

EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Excellence Awards recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female and male workers as having made an important commitment and contribution to reducing the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over at least 5 years.

The Excellence Award for a Male Worker is awarded to:

MR IVERN ARDLER

The Excellence Award for a Female Worker is awarded to:

MS RAECHEL WALLACE

 

REMOTE WORKER AWARD

The Remote Worker Awards acknowledges the unique challenges facing workers in remote locations. The Awards recognize an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander male and a female worker as having made an important commitment and contribution to reducing the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over at least 5 years

 

The Remote Worker Award for a Female Worker is awarded to:

MS JOCELYN DHU

The Remote Worker Award for a Male Worker is awarded to:

MR ALAN BENNETT

 

ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD

The Encouragement Awards recognise an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander female and male worker who has been active in the alcohol and drug sector for less than five years. The Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding capability, empathy and enthusiasm in their short career.

 

The Encouragement Award for a Male Worker is awarded to:

MR TREVOR KAPEEN

The Encouragement Award for a Female Worker is awarded to:

MISS CASEY ARDLER

 

RECOGNITION AWARD

The Recognition Award is a new award. This category was added to the awards list as it was felt that it was important to also acknowledge the great Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and programs that are leading the way in making a difference to addressing harmful alcohol and drug use by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This award acknowledges a service or program that has made a significant contribution in reducing the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use over at least 5 years.

The Recognition Award for a service/program is awarded to:

ORANA HAVEN RESIDENTIAL SERVICE

 

CORALIE OBER HONOR ROLL 

The Coralie Ober Honor Roll recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals who have made a significant contribution, over a at least 10 years to reducing the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This recognition acknowledges and publicly recognises the exceptional effort, which is made by workers who have tirelessly contributed to this sector over a number of years.

 

This year’s nomination to be inducted onto the Coralie Ober Honor Roll is:

MR SAM WILLIAMS