December 2019
Visiting Research Fellow, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)

Each issue we ask someone from the alcohol and other drugs sector to share a little about their work and life.

October 2019
Founder and CEO, Hello Sunday Morning

This weekend I will... Spend as much time at the beach as I possibly can.

August 2019
Matthew Flinders Fellow, Centre for Crime Policy and Research, Flinders University

This weekend I will explore my new city of Adelaide: in addition to house hunting, I’ll head to the farmers market, go for a run a

June 2019
Clinical Trials Manager for the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney

This weekend I will…be trying to wrangle my Labrador pup and his 2-year-old lab cousin who I’m dog-sitting.

April 2019
Research Associate and PhD Scholar, NDRI

This weekend I will... be celebrating a friend’s 40th birthday and the pending birth of another friend’s child.

February 2019
Chief Executive Officer, Queensland Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (QNADA)

Rebecca is the CEO of the Qld Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (QNADA), the peak body for the non-government AOD treatment and harm reduction sector in Qld.

December 2018
Senior Lecturer, UNSW Sydney

Dr Julia Lappin is a senior lecturer at UNSW Sydney in the School of Psychiatry and at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC).

October 2018
Consumer Representative

Juanita Koeijers has recently been appointed to NDRI’s Advisory Board, and is Chair of the Alcohol and Other Drug Consumer & Community Coalition (AODCCC), the first AOD consumer body of its kind in WA.

August 2018
Clinical Director and Director, Outpatient Services, Drug and Alcohol Services SA


This weekend I will… hit my favourite trails in the Adelaide Hills on my mountain bike.

June 2018
Research Fellow, NDARC

This weekend I heading back to my home town in Newcastle and catching up with friends and family.