National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), New South Wales

Established at the University of New South Wales in May 1986 and officially opened in November 1987, NDARC is funded by the Australian Government as part of the National Drug Strategy (formerly, the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse). NDARC is situated on the University of New South Wales Randwick campus in the eastern suburbs of Sydney.

National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), Western Australia

Formed in 1986, NDRI plays a key role in national harm prevention strategies through research designed to establish the preventive potential of legislative, economic, regulatory and educational interventions. Located at Curtin University of Technology’s Health Research Campus in the western Perth suburb of Shenton Park, NDRI receives core funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), South Australia

An internationally recognised research centre that works as a catalyst for change in the alcohol and other drugs field. The promotion of Workforce Development Principles, research and evaluation of effective practices is NCETA’s core business.
In conjunction with the NDRI, NDARC also produces a free quarterly newsletter, CentreLines, to increase communication between the national research centres, other researchers and workers in the alcohol and other drug field within Australia.