‘If you don’t have a beer you’re not a man’ – rural workplaces made more dangerous by drugs and alcohol by Dr Julaine Allan

Farming is a dangerous industry. Farming, fishing and forestry accounted for 23% of all workplace deaths in 2014. with farming alone recorded 20% (38 people) of those deaths.   Dr Julaine Allan  Senior Research Fellow, Charles Sturt University and Deputy CEO at Lyndon, writes about how rural workplaces are made more dangerous by drugs and alcohol This […]

National Award for Excellence and Innovation in Health Promotion for Lyndon’s ‘Drug and Alcohol First Aid’ workshop

Minister Prue Goward presented Lyndon with the highly prestigious award for Excellence and Innovation in Health Promotion for the ‘Drug and Alcohol First Aid’ workshop. The award was conferred at the annual Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies conference on 6 June, 2016 at the Grace Hotel, Sydney in front of 200 guests.