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AADANT Executive Officer


Full Time – 9 days per fortnight (negotiable)

Salary: $108,000 – 119,000

The Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies Northern Territory (AADANT) is the peak body for the Non-Government Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Sector in the Northern Territory.

AADANT is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Executive Officer (EO) who will report directly to the AADANT Board while working to achieve the objectives of the organisation.

At AADANT our Mission is:  

To build and maintain a strong, sustainable, and culturally diverse Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) sector that works together to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm across the Northern Territory.  

Key Objectives

To perform as a peak body for the Non-Government Alcohol and Other Drugs sector in the Northern Territory through:  

Sector capacity building including workforce, and agency, training, support, and development. 
Encouraging and/or facilitating collaboration, networking, and other communication across the sector. 
Promoting a range of effective strategies that minimise related harms including promoting links to current research and best practice guidelines and standards.
Increasing public awareness, and education, regarding AOD issues and strategies to minimise related harms. 
Strategic development of guidelines, resources and publications that support a high functioning AOD sector; and
Advocacy and representation of a sector perspective on policy and other issues that relate to substance misuse issues.  

Essential Work-Related Requirements


Ochre Card (Working with Children Check NT)
National Police Clearance
Driver’s License
Ability to work in a non-smoking environment.



For further information in relation to the role or to obtain a copy of the position description and selection criteria, please email

Please apply online or email your resume, details of two referees and, a cover letter outlining your skills and experience relating to the selection criteria attention to Eloise Page, Chairperson

Applications close: COB Wednesday 5th April 2023

Please note that AADANT reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate prior to the closing date.


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply, as are those identifying as LGBTQIA+.