Australian resources & websites
These resources have been linked below for your convenience.
Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre – Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
The Knowledge Centre’s mission is to contribute to improving the health of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and assist in ‘closing the gap’ by providing the evidence base to help reduce the harmful use of alcohol and other drugs.
This specialist centre provides diagnosis and clinical care for children and young people affected by alcohol and drug use and support leading research and education in key areas of need in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), parental drug and alcohol use and adolescent drug and alcohol use.
A non-government organisation in Tasmania funded to deliver a range of health promotion, prevention, and early intervention programs to reduce the harm associated with alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) use.
The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Collaboration for Assessment and Care, Research and Education are a team of health care professionals who aim to a provide high standards of clinical care for children and youth living with FASD.
FASD Hub Australia is a website developed by an alliance of organisations working to provide a ‘one stop shop’ for information, tools and resources that are current and evidenced based. It provides information on FASD for Australian health professionals, teachers, justice professionals, service providers, researchers and parents and carers.
Marninwarntikura Fitzroy Women’s Resource Centre
Marninwarntikura Fitzroy Women’s Resource Centre is an inclusive, caring and innovative not for profit community organization. In recent years, the women’s courageous and honest actions, to restrict the sale of full strength alcohol and conduct ground-breaking research into the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), have set a precedent for Indigenous and non-Indigenous led community development and change.
PATCHES aims to deliver high quality child development and early intervention services to hard to reach children and young people. They have specific expertise in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) diagnosis and therapy/support.
Pregnant Pause is an initiative developed by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), an independent not-for-profit working to stop the harm caused by alcohol.
The campaign encourages Australians to go alcohol free during their pregnancy, or the pregnancy of their partner, family member, friend or loved one.
Telethon Kids Institute (WA) – Alcohol Pregnancy & FASD
The Telethon Kids Institute is one of the largest, and most successful independent not-for-profit medical research institutes in Australia, comprising a dedicated and diverse team of more than 500 staff and students.
Victorian Special Interest Group
The Victorian Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Special Interest Group (VIC FASD SIG) provides an opportunity for professionals, families and researchers to connect and collaborate to build capacity to prevent, diagnose, understand and respond to FASD in Victoria.