The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs


APSAD is Covid SafeAPSAD continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 and is constantly reviewing the situation with our staff's and your safety in mind. As the pandemic enters its third year, we continue to work on offering the best solutions and outcomes for our members and stakeholders. The 2022 APSAD Conference will be held in Darwin (dates TBC) as a hybrid event.

The APSAD 2021 Virtual Conference was held online in November, all presentations were recorded and remain available to registered attendees to view until the end of February 2022. Use the link in your registration email to access the portal, if you no longer have your email contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and you'll be sent a new link. The 2021 APSAD Awards for Excellence in Science, Research, and Practice were presented at the conference, for information on the Awards and the 2021 Awardees head to the 2021 Awards Highlights Page.

The office remains open and staff are available via phone and email, please check the Contact Us page to find the appropriate email for your query.

For a list of resources available head to the COVID-19 Information page, you can also access this page through the Quicklinks menu.

If you have any concerns in relation to COVID-19 (novel-coronavirus), please read the Australian Government Department of Health’s advice, the New Zealand’s Ministry of Health’s advice or review the World Health Organization’s latest advice for the public.


Tobacco Treatment Specialist Finder

nicotine patch and chewin gum used for smoking cessation reducedAPSAD is currently building a new website which will include a Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Finder.

While the site is under construction please contact the APSAD office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone on (02) 9252 2281 to find a TTS in your area.




The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs (APSAD) is the Asia Pacific's leading multidisciplinary organisation for professionals involved in the alcohol and other drug field. APSAD is dedicated to increasing the profile of the issues related to the use of alcohol and other drugs, through the dissemination of information from the wide range of professions involved in this field...

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