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Join a free workshop with Hepatitis C treatment experts

Let the learning continue after AWS 2017 at a free interactive workshop for clinical staff working with people who inject drugs, to effectively test for, treat and manage hepatitis C. The workshop will be held at the Mercure, Brisbane on Saturday 29 July from 8:30am to 5pm. People who inject drugs represent approximately 90% of newly […]

Call for abstracts now closed!

Many thanks to everyone who provided an abstract submission for AWS 2017. We are excited about the wide range of submissions received and looking forward to putting together a stimulating and diverse program of presentations. The AWS organizing committee will be meeting early in March to review all submissions. People who have provided a submission […]

Save the date!! 2017 conference is on its way!

We are thrilled to share with you that the full conference program is returning in 2017! Lock the dates into your diary now: Thursday 27 July – Friday 28 July 2017. The 30th anniversary Australian Winter School will be presented by Lives Lived Well in partnership with QNADA. More announcements will be made in the […]

December workshop sold out

Our December workshop “Practical Skills for Integrating MI and CBT” with Dr Sylvie Naar-King is now SOLD OUT. We apologise to those who missed out on a place; the full conference will be returning in 2017 so stay tuned for announcements

Save the date!

Mark Friday 2 December in your diaries for our second workshop. The topic is Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and our facilitator will be Dr Sylvie Naar-King who will be joining us from the US. More information will be released at the end of August. Stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletter […]

Thanks for attending

Well, what a fantastic two-days last week! We trust that you had an enjoyable time with us at the Rydges South Bank and arrived home safely. The input, ideas, feedback and chatter over the two days was electric and inspiring to be part of. We work in an incredible sector! Overhearing many a conversation about […]

Hop to it!

Registrations are closing on 8 April – this is your last chance to book a place! Are you looking for ways to introduce new ideas or best practice or new programs? Have you designed the pieces but unsure how to get them to come together? To build a better AOD service and make a larger […]

Don’t miss out on the early bird deal!

It’s time to get flapping with our Early Bird rate soon to expire! How fast is the year flying? Don’t miss out on our first workshop in our Winter School series, which is bound to inspire ideas and discussion as the program delivers big picture concepts, international perspectives, Utopian approaches and practical applications towards improving […]

Registration now open!

Registration for the Winter School Workshop is now open! Our workshop is being held from 13-14 April 2016, at Rydges South Bank, Brisbane. More information, including booking forms, are on our registration page.