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 will...be heading back to my home town in Newcastle and catching up with friends and family.  

May 2018
Research Fellow and Program Leader, Justice Health, NDRI

This weekend I will... be heading down to the Revealed WA Aboriginal art market.

March 2018
CEO, Northern Territory Primary Healthcare Network

Tell us a bit about your background and where you worked before you became CEO of the NT PHN?  

December 2017
Aus Postdoc R/Fellow (NH&MRC) at NDARC

This weekend I will...play with the kids and set-up their new inflatable water slide.

October 2017
Associate Professor, National Drug Research Institute

My big hope for the drug and alcohol sector is... that one day we’ll be able to say to people “these are the treatment options that we can offer, and this is what benefit they will deliver”, not unlike what you would expect if you went for cardiac surgery or a knee replacement.

August 2017
Executive Director at SANDAS

This weekend I will… mow the lawn, help my son clean the rabbit hutch, and go for a long walk.