Windana collaboration with SHARC at VAADA 2017

As part of the Victorian Alcohol & Drug Association 2017 Conference in February 2017, Windana’s Quality Coordinator Debra Millist presented a session “Hearing the Consumer Voice” about a new ten-person Joint Advisory Committee that Windana has established with the Self Help...

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Meet Our People: Karen Hall

Meet Karen Hall, Street Project Coordinator. She works on the Street Project, a partnership between Windana and Sacred Heart Mission, that sees her working directly with some of the most marginalised people in our society. “There is no such thing as a typical day,” she says. “I have...

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Inspired Philanthropy

Over the summer, Windana has had some very generous supporters that we would like to thank. The Lakeside Financial Services annual golf day raised $5000 for Windana and we would like to acknowledge Lakeside Managing Director Ross Hennig for his support of the work we do. Your donation...

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Windana joins campaign for Medically Supervised Injection Centre in Victoria

Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc CEO Anne-Maree Kaser has joined 45 leaders from drug & alcohol recovery, social welfare, justice, medical and health organisations in a petition to the Victorian Parliament to support Medically Supervised Injection Centres in Victoria and to...

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Windana CEO calls for supervised injecting facilities in high overdose hotspots of Melbourne

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CEO Update December 2016

Dear Friends and Supporters of Windana, Welcome to the Summer quarterly newsletter that we have created to connect and share stories of our people, our work, the impact of what we do and breaking news from the wider treatment sector. I am delighted to update you on major news for Windana...

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Windana Wins Vic Health Award

A ground-breaking pilot program to break the cycle of alcohol-related crimes, featuring Windana as a key delivery partner, has been recognised in the VicHealth Awards. Working with the Victoria Police, a range of community and health services as well as the justice system, Windana wanted...

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Windana, Lorne and Otway Health partnership receives funding

Windana, in partnership with Otway Health and Lorne Community Hospital, has received funding for a new harm minimisation project in the Southern Otways region. The Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund chose 15 projects for 2016-17, with just four of those in regional Victorian areas. The...

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Windana gets the tick of approval

Congratulations to Windana for the exceptional feedback from Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) after its extensive audit of Windana in September 2016. QIP provides certification and accreditation to support health and community services to manage risk and quality. Feedback from the...

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Our People

Meet David Scott, Acting Manager, Rehabilitation Services. For David, 2016 has been an “amazing year full of exciting experiences and opportunities” as Acting Manager, Rehabilitation Services at the Maryknoll Therapeutic Community (TC). In his office overlooking green paddocks, a...

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