Our Programs


RADIO – Remote Alcohol and Drug Interventions and Outcomes

Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) support for young people in the Cape York and Torres regions.

RADIO provides young people in remote communities with:

  • Information and referrals
  • Support to reduce Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) use
  • Coordinated case management
  • Help to improve social and emotional well being
  • Help to build connections with family and community
  • Connections to other services

RADIO builds regional youth AOD connections and ensures young people are supported as they move across communities and between Cairns, Cape York and Torres regions.

RADIO AOD treatment interventions are holistic and focus on connecting young people with local services to assist with:

  • Health
  • School and work
  • Getting along better with family
  • Housing
  • Education/ training
  • Living skills development

If you know of a young person between the ages of 12 – 25 who would benefit from a supportive empowering approach to reduce, cease or become safer with their alcohol and drug use, contact RADIO. Referrals can be made by any government or non-government agency, community member, family and/or young person.

RADIO is committed to client confidentiality and informed consent processes.

RADIO works with the following partner organisations to deliver supports to young people across the Cairns, Cape York and Torres regions:

Cooktown District Community Centre

Cooktown District Community Centre

p. 4082 1400


Gungarde Community Centre Cooktown

Gungarde Community Centre Aboriginal Corporation

p. 07 4069 5412


Mossman Elders Justice Group

Mossman Elders Justice Group

p. 4098 3482



NPA Family & Community Services

p. 4212 2000


Torres Health

Torres Health Indigenous Corporation

p. 4090 3380


Weipa Community Care Association

Weipa Community Care Assoc. INC.

p. 4069 9272


If you know of someone who needs to access the RADIO service please contact us for more info.
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