WANADA is funded by the Western Australian Mental Health Commission and the Australian Government Department of Health. WANADA also receives additional project funding from the Mental Health Commission, the Western Australian Primary Health Alliance, the Burnet Institute and Lotterywest. WANADA is grateful for the continued support of our members.
The Western Australian Mental Health Commission funds WANADA's core business, including: enhancing alcohol and other drug sector sustainability and viability; building capacity of the alcohol and other drug sector including promoting continuous improvement in organisations and service delivery; improving alcohol and other drug sector effectiveness; fostering collaboration; representation, policy development and advocacy; and coordination and information exchange within and between the alcohol and other drug sector and the WA Mental Health Commission.
The Australian Government Department of Health funds WANADA's Sector Capacity Building Project as a part of the National Treatment Activities Program. Activities include: maintaining linkages and partnerships across the alcohol and other drug and related sectors; identifying gaps in training and workforce issues and facilitating workforce development opportunities; supporting the sector with data collection and management processes; providing advice on improving governance and support; performing research and evaluation (where applicable and feasible); developing and disseminating targeted and relevant information and resources; supporting service improvement and continuous quality improvement in the sector; and sector representation and advocacy.