More about our sponsors

Queensland Health is the state’s largest healthcare provider, delivering a healthcare system that ranks amongst the best in the world.


Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services, as well as the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services.  These services include hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services, and public health and health promotion programs.

Queensland Health is committed to ensuring all Queenslanders have access to a range of public hospitals and healthcare services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing.


Collectively Queensland Health will aspire to achieve our common vision that ‘By 2026 Queenslanders will be among the healthiest people in the world’.


For more information, visit the Queensland Health website at  

The Queensland Mental Health Commission drives reform of the mental health and alcohol and other drugs systems in Queensland. Our job is focused on improving the mental health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders and preventing and reducing the impact of mental illness, problematic alcohol and other drug use and suicide.


We identify issues and priorities, research and advise on reform options, support others to implement change, and check our collective progress.

To achieve reform we work in partnership with others. This includes people with lived experience, their families, carers and supporters, as well as decision-makers, funders, advocates, frontline workers and service providers, in the government, non-government and private sectors.

For more information visit our website.

The Australian Government is committed to building safe and healthy communities by reducing the impacts associated with drug and alcohol misuse to individuals, families and communities.


The Department of Health acknowledges the importance of events such as the Australian Winter School Conference in promoting information sharing, building professional networks and supporting continued quality improvement within the drug and alcohol treatment sector.    




Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) is an independent not for profit organisation, funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health. NQPHN aims to improve health outcomes for all by working with GPs, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals, secondary care providers, hospitals, and the wider community.


Across Northern Queensland, from Sarina in the south to the Torres Strait in the north, NQPHN commissions primary and preventative health care – that is, the health care that takes place outside of a hospital – to help ensure North Queensland communities live happier, healthier, and longer lives.


For more information on NQPHN, visit  


Indivior is the world leader in addiction treatment with over 20 years' experience and a unique patient-focused approach. Our endeavor is to understand the journey of individuals suffering with addiction.


We partner with healthcare professionals, the public health community, policymakers, and payers to ensure people suffering from addiction are treated just like any other patients suffering from a chronic, relapsing medical condition.


At Indivior our endeavor is to focus on individual patients around the world. The patient continues to driver our decisions.


Our guiding principles foster a corporate culture of trust, innovation, and a pioneering spirit. We work with the urgency and zeal required to achieve our vision of ensuring unrestricted access to high-quality treatments for the chronic relapsing conditions and co-morbidities of addiction.


For more information visit

Adis 24/7 Alcohol and Drug Support is a 24 hour, 7 day a week confidential support service for people in Queensland with alcohol and other drug concerns, their loved ones and health professionals. Adis provides:

  • Compassionate, understanding and non-judgemental support for anyone in Queensland

  • Specific information about drugs and advice on treatment options

  • Referral information for local services

  • An extensive range of print and downloadable resources

  • A consultancy service for health professionals.


Talk to us. Anytime, anywhere on 1800 177 833.



At Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN, we commission organisations to provide quality services addressing primary and preventative healthcare needs by working with general practice, and stakeholders in the community.


Primary health care is recognised as the most effective way to keep communities and individuals healthy and well.


The PHN recognises the importance of helping fund scholarships for remote and regional workers in the AOD sector to attend the Australian Winter School conference, as part of our commitment to ensuring the growth and professional development of our workforce in those areas.

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