The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

APSAD Awards for Excellence in Science, Research & Practice

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2019 APSAD Award Winners

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the alcohol, tobacco and other drug sector?

Why not acknowledge them and nominate them for an APSAD Award?

Recipients of the APSAD Awards will be recognised as having made an outstanding contribution to reducing the harms associated with alcohol and other drug use in Australasia.

Download the Information Pack and the Nomination Form

Nominations are now open.

All six APSAD Awards reflect excellence in the application of theory, knowledge and practice to any aspect of drug and alcohol use.

Focus of the Awards:

The Early Career Award is for excellence in research relative to career opportunities.

The Mid Career Award is is for significant contribution in the alcohol and other drug field.

The Senior Scientist Award is for a scientist who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of substance use.

The First Peoples Award recognises an individual that has made an important contribution to the advancement of the health of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori peoples.

The Clinician Award recognises excellence and leadership in clinical practice in the field of substance use in any discipline.

The Mentor Award recognises an individual who has made an important contribution to mentoring and supporting the career development of clinicians, researchers or students.

Please contact Liz Baxter at the APSAD Office on (02) 9252-2287 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you require further information.