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Inaugural WA alcohol and other drug excellence award winners announced

Date posted: 21 August 2012

The inaugural Western Australian (WA) alcohol and other drug (AOD) excellence awards winners were recently announced by Mental Health Minister, Helen Morton.

Minister Morton, presenting the awards at the WA drug and alcohol conference, said the AOD sector was a shining example of collaboration and partnership.

'I am always struck by the dedication, commitment and genuine passion I find in the people who work in the alcohol and other drug sector, even in the most troubling and trying of circumstances,' Minister Morton said.

'The work that these people do is not easy, and it is not always immediately rewarding, as we know there is no quick fix for preventing or responding to substance use problems and dependence.'

The 2012 award winners, by category, were:

Source: Minister for Mental Health and Disability Services


Minister for Mental Health and Disability Services' office:
Ph: (08) 6552 6900


Last updated: 21 August 2012
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