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AADANT Drug and Alcohol Conference 2020

1 Apr. 2020 to 2 Apr. 2020
Alice Springs, DoubleTree Hilton

The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT will hold their annual Northern Territory drug and alcohol conference April 1-2 in Alice Springs at the DoubleTree Hilton.

There will be two streams at the conference:

  • Provision of Mental Health Services in AOD Treatment
  • Non-residential Treatment Options

To complete a registration form, please click here.

Want to submit an abstract?

If you would like to present on a program, research, or in your area of expertise, please contact Katie Flynn with a proposal by Friday 21st February.

Want to have a static display?

During the two-day conference, there will be an opportunity for organisations to bring banners, pamphlets, posters, and information about their services and programs to sit on tables in a dedicated room. This provides an opportunity for information sharing and networking. If you would like to host a static display, please contact to sign up.

Looking to Register?

Registration Type Cost (GST inclusive)
Non-member two days $600.00
Non-member one day $400.00
Full member two days $500.00
Full member one day  $300.00
Full time student two days $300.00
Full time student one day $150.00

Please note proof of full time registration is required to access the student rate, full time students only.

We are unable to accommodate the sharing of registrations this year, each person must have their own registration on the day they attend.

Guided Site Tours at BushMob

Member organisation BushMob Aboriginal Corporation has generously offered to open their doors to conference delegates for guided site tours. These tours will take place at 36 Priest Street, Alice Springs, just 4km from the conference site.

BushMob is the only residential treatment centre in the Northern Territory providing AOD treatment to young people exclusively.

If you would like to partake in a guided site tour, please reigster through this link:

There is no cost associated with this tour. Please view the flyer below:

Panel - Thursday April 2nd

AADANT will be organising a panel for the afternoon of Thursday April 2nd as the last session of the conference. Topics will range from harm minimisation, decriminalisation, stigma, policy and advocacy, etc. As panel members are confirmed, they will be added here. If you would like to submit a question for the panel, please email Katie Flynn by Monday 30th April 2020.

Dr. Jennifer Delima

Director, Addiction and Clinical Forensic Medicine Alice Springs Hospital,  Central Australia Health Service

Dr. Adrian Farrugia

Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University 

Will MacGregor

CEO BushMob Aboriginal Corporation

Presentations and Workshops will be added as they are confirmed