Introduction: Welcome to AODstats, the Victorian alcohol and drug interactive statistics and mapping webpage. AODstats provides information on the harms related to alcohol, illicit and pharmaceutical drug use in Victoria.
Mr William Lawrence - For championing the fight against yet another ‘booze barn’ licensing approval in Essendon. In appreciation for his tireless work (in a virtually solo effort) to give families and the wider community a voice against the ever-increasing availability of alcohol to our municipalities.
Awarded to Mr Colliss Parrett, current drug policy advisor for Australian Family Association in acknowledgement of decades of selfless service of the community in both drug education and drug policy advocacy. This marathon and efficacious commitment has meant our communities and families have had a voice of reason for proactive community health and safety.
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For actively modelling to, and mentoring young people in the healthier and safer choice of avoiding/delaying uptake of alcohol and other drugs – For stepping into demand reduction education and advocacy space for the proactive protection of Tasmania’s emerging generation.
Professor Jan Copeland
National Cannabis Prevention Centre For continuing to champion the cause of prevention of Cannabis use in community, whilst giving sound evidence based research and education on the harms of Cannabis use in society.
To Kerryn Redpath of Purple DAESY for continuing to selflessly champion better community safety and health, whilst giving public voice to the community impacted by alcohol fuelled violence, disorder and damage .