Awards

The work of the Indigenous Substance Use Program and its key collaborators been nationally and internationally recognised.

  • Finalist (in the top 3) in the Australian National Preventive Health Agency's Translational Research award (2013) with Groote Eylandt Health Clinics, The Perfect World Films and the University of Sydney, with the support of Anindilyakwa Land Council.
  • Winner of the Best Indigenous Resource at the Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards (2011) for "Anija" (a film about problem drinking) with Groote Eylandt Health Clinics, The Perfect World Films and the University of Sydney, with the support of Anindilyakwa Land Council.
  • Finalist (in the top 3) in the Outstanding Achievement in Health category at the Deadly Awards (2011) with Groote Eylandt Health Clinics, The Perfect World Films and the University of Sydney, with the support of Anindilyakwa Land Council.
  • Finalist (in the top 3) in the Research category at the National Drug and Alcohol Awards (2010) with Groote Eylandt Health Clinics, The Perfect World Films and the University of Sydney, with the support of Anindilyakwa Land Council.
  • Finalist (in the top 3) in the Prevention category at the National Drug and Alcohol Awards (2010) with Groote Eylandt Health Clinics, The Perfect World Films and the University of Sydney, with the support of Anindilyakwa Land Council.
  • Winner of the Health Worker of the Year at the Deadly Awards (2011) for Muriel Jaragba Watch acceptance speech
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (2011–2015) for Kylie Lee
  • Senior Scientist Award (2007) from the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Drugs for Kate Conigrave.

Film screenings

  • 'Coping with Stress and Grief' screened at the 2010 International Drugs and Harm Reduction Film Festival (in Liverpool, UK) Watch film
  • 'Anija' (alcohol), a film about problem drinking in a remote Aboriginal community (NT) to be screened at the 2013 International Drugs and Harm Reduction Film Festival (in Vilnius, Lithuania) Watch film trailer