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    Supporting families affected by alcohol and other drugs in Australia.
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QLD Rockhampton Family worker

QLD Rockhampton Family worker - position available

FDS is seeking a motivated family worker to support an existing family worker and the Manager, to establish and expand the service in Central Queensland, providing support to families affected by Alcohol and other drugs. We are offering either a fulltime (35hour) or a part-time (21 or 28hours) position, working ‘flexible’ hours, “to suit family’s requirements”.

Applications close: 4th October, 2019.


Stages of Change preview - Stepping Forward Session

Presented by Chrissie Kelly from Family Drug Support.

In this video Chrissie Kelly, Queensland State Manager, Family Drug Support explains the work of Family Drug support and discusses the stages of change for families model. This model can be helpful for families to understand where they are at on their journey and start to learn how to cope depending what stage they may be at.

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UNSW SpeakEasy Podcast - “Not My Family, Never My Child” – an interview with Tony Trimingham

S04 Speakeasy: “Not My Family, Never My Child” – an interview with Tony Trimingham

In this episode, Annie and Carla speak with the awesome Tony Trimingham OAM, CEO of Family Drug Support, founder of the Damien Trimingham Foundation and co-founder of Harm Reduction Australia about supporting families affected by alcohol and other drug issues, International FDS Day and how he became a leading advocate for drug law reform.

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Pill testing demonstration

Tony Trimingham speaking on behalf of families at a pill testing demonstration at the Ted Noffs Foundation.

Music festival tragedy

A 22-year-old man has died at a music festival after taking an unknown substance and it has created a fresh debate on pill testing.

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