The 2016 Strong Spirit Strong Mind Awards acknowledged the outstanding work and contributions being achieved in the Aboriginal alcohol and other drugs field.
2016 Strong Spirit Strong Mind Award Winners
Aboriginal Alcohol and other Drug Worker of the Year
Barron Bonney, Alcohol and other Drug Support Worker, Goldfields Rehabilitation Service
Innovative and Culturally Secure Aboriginal Alcohol and other Drug Program
Theatre of Transformation - Given Half a Chance - Halls Creek Local Drug Action Group
Bega Garnbirringu, Hope Community Services and Goldfields Rehabilitation Services
Organisation Recognition Award
Ngnowar Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation
The Strong Spirit Strong Mind Awards winners were announced on Thursday 28 April 2016 at The Rise in Maylands during the 2016 Aboriginal AOD Worker Forum. WANADA, in partnership with Milliya Rumurra Aboriginal Corporation and the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service hosted the forum and awards with support from the Mental Health Commission and Lotterywest.