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2017 National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Misuse Conference

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Date(s) - Tuesday, 12 September 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Brisbane Marriott


The Indigenous Wellbeing Centre Bundaberg and Indigenous Conference Services (ICS) will hold the 2017 National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Misuse Conference at the Marriott Hotel Brisbane.

All community organisations and government departments are invited to attend what is promised to be a deadly line-up of keynote speakers including:

  • Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, Minister for Indigenous Health and Minister for Aged Care (WA/ACT)
  • Aunty Cheri Yavu-Kama-Harathunian, Director, Chaplain & Cultural Officer – Indigenous Wellbeing Centre (Qld)
  • Dr. Joseph B. Stone, Psychologist, Blackfeet Indian – Indigenous Development Specialist (USA)
  • Dr. Amber Logan, Psychologist, Kahungunu Maori -Indigenous Development Specialists (NZ)
  • Rebecca Lang, CEO – Queensland Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies (Qld)
  • Dr. Kylie Lee, Deputy Director & Senior Lecturer, Addiction Medicine, University of Sydney (NSW)
  • Wayne Mulvany, General Manager – Indigenous Wellbeing Centre (Qld)
  • Will Mac Gregor, CEO – BushMob Aboriginal Corporation (NT)
  • Janette Young, Marketing & Communication Manager – Indigenous Wellbeing Centre (Qld)
  • James Fowles, Senior Manager, On The Line – Mens Australia (VIC)
  • Lee Lingwoodock, Senior Mental Health Worker – Indigenous Wellbeing Centre (Qld)
  • Wendy Watego, Co-Founder – STARS Institute of Learning and Leadership (Qld)
  • Briana Lees, Psychologist & Researcher, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NSW)
  • Scott Wilson, Director – Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council Inc. (SA)
  • Lee Hammond, Senior Community Worker, Indigenous Wellbeing Centre (Qld)
  • Dr Andrew Ramsay, GP Consultant Emergency Medicine – Noarlunga Hospital (SA)

To RSVP please email Thomas at