Sydney barrister Bret Walker SC won the 2009 Law Council Presidents Medal.A practising barrister for nearly 30 years, his extensive list of clients includes many household names, and he regularly advises the Australian Government on a wide variety of constitutional issues.
WAYS (Waverley Action for Youth Services Inc) is an iconic, not-for-profit, community organisation providing a range of education and support services to young people and their families across the Eastern, Inner and Southern suburbs of Sydney and has been doing so since 1979.
Their mission is to work with young people aged 9 to 25 years and create positive future pathways.
WAYS offers an integrated model of service delivery with a team of supportive, committed staff. Our services include recreation, education and training, case management, counselling, health promotion and clinical services.
Overview WESDARC is a not-for-profit, Incorporated, Non-Government Organisation (NGO) with Authority to fundraise under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991, operating for the benefit of the community both independently and in partnership with a broad range of Government and Non-government agencies. Philosophy Education and community development can minimise the harm associated with alcohol and other drug use as well as change the belief and value systems that support this. Vision WESDARC operates from within the community to promote the principles of harm minimisation in a creative and responsive way that reflects an understanding of the diversity of social, cultural and environmental needs of people living in Penrith, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury.
Wesley Mission provides a vast array of services to the disadvantaged in our community, with focussed programs for those who experience mental health difficulties. The role of Mental Health Support Services in Wesley Mission is to continue to advance standards of service delivery to clients with mental health difficulties, to increase referral pathways for our client groups, to increase collaboration in order to achieve better outcomes for clients many with complex co morbid presentations.
Wesley Mission has been providing accommodation for homeless people in Sydney from as early as 1819, when our founders, the Methodists, established the Sydney Asylum for the Poor, housing over 50 people.
Rising to the challenge of a growing population of older homeless people in Sydney.
Today Wesley Mission offers a broad and ever growing range of accommodation services for those who need access to affordable, sustainable housing.
Substance.org is a non-government not-for-profit charitable organisation, that works in the Nepean, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury communities to minimise the harm associated with alcohol and other drug use as well as change the belief and value systems that support this
Practises all aspects of criminal law. Over 17 years experience as a solicitor (12 years in own practice) in criminal law across a variety of jurisdictions including:- Local Court matters- District Court matters- Supreme Court- Court of Criminal Appeal- High Court of Australia
WHOS (We Help Ourselves) utilises the therapeutic community model of treatment offering a number of residential therapeutic programs to clients with alcohol and other drug issues which may also include coexisting mental health conditions. Within the Therapeutic Community model of care WHOS involves consumers and their feedback at all levels of operation. WHOS offers a variety of residential treatment programs such as separate men's and women's services, mixed gender services, rural and regionally located services, specific pharmacotherapy residential programs for clients currently on methadone or buprenorphine requiring stabilisation or a separate program for those pursuing reduction or abstinence options.