Welcome to ADAC
This site provides information about the Aboriginal Drug & Alcohol Council (SA) Aboriginal Corporation (ADAC). You can find out about the projects we run, contact our staff members and access resource material and details of current and past projects.
We hope that you find this web site useful in finding out about the work of ADAC and in gaining knowledge about substance misuse. If you found the information in the web site informative or interesting, or completely the opposite, please do not hesitate to send us an email.
If you would like further information on the Council please do not hesitate to contact ADAC.
ADAC staff member Jasmin Wilson was interviewed by ABC Radio Hobart on their Breakfast show.
Jasmin Wilson's Dad Scott heads up the Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol council. But that didn't protect her from ice. So how does she explain her addiction? And why is ice so alluring?
Ice Addiction Interview on ABC Radio Hobart
Scott Wilson ADAC CEO appeared on Sky News to discuss the shock defunding of ADAC. As of January the 1st 2019 the peak body of ADAC will be defunded, effectively closing down the administrative, financial and infrastructure of the Footsteps - Road to Recovery Residential Rehabilitation service and both Stepping Stones Drug and Alcohol Day Centres.
Click the lin below to watch the interview.
Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council to stop without reason: CEO
On October the 27th 2017 ADAC, through Stepping Stones held the Sober Walk in Pt.Augusta. The day was a great success. Here's a brief video of highlights from the event, including inspiring stories and ADAC CEO Scott Wilson talking about sobriety and AFAC.
Stepping Stones Pt.Augusta Sober Walk Event
ADAC CEO Scott Wilson and his daughter and fellow ADAC employee Jasmin, discuss the impacts of meth addiction from a personal view. Listen here or click the link below to hear the 15 minute interview.
Ice Addiction Interview on ABC Radio Darwin
Mr Scott Wilson, Director Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council to give narration on origin of Sober Walk Day
March to leave Gladstone Square at approximately 10am
(Free T-shirts for those who walk in the march)
After march entertainment
M.C. Stano Dadleh & Umewarra Media
Music – Tony Minniecon and Band
Dusty Feet Mob
Tea, coffee and water
ACTIVITIES, GAMES AND HEAPS OF FUN FOR EVERYONE
Sober Walk Day
• Excellent opportunity to work with a nationally recognised, and leading SA based, not-for-profit drug and alcohol organisation
• Competitive salary with great salary sacrificing options!
The Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council has a highly rewarding opportunity for a dedicated, passionate and highly skilled OUTREACH WORKER and a AOD SUPPORT WORKER to become part of its dedicated Stepping Stones Alcohol and Drug Centre team in PORT AUGUSTA, SA.
The centre offers a range of treatment and non-residential alcohol and drug programs for Aboriginal people who live or come from outlying areas of Port Augusta who are experiencing problems caused by alcohol and drug use.
In either of these pivotal roles you will be responsible for culturally competent, responsive, and comprehensive services aimed at prevention, early identification and intervention, and harm minimisation. The position assists in assessment, counselling, treatment and referral of people with health related problems as a result of harmful AOD use.
These are truly rewarding and satisfying roles where you will get to make a lasting, positive impact on individuals.
To obtain the selection documentation and information about the position, please contact the Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA
PLEASE ENSURE YOU REQUEST THE INFORMATION FOR THE SPECIFIC ROLE YOU ARE INTERESTED IN.
P: (08) 8351 9031 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: COB 31st August 2017.
AOD Support Worker / Outreach Worker