In 2016–17, half of all 70 treatment agencies in South Australia were located in Major cities (50%), followed by Outer regional areas (24%) (Figure 20; Table SA.3). Remote and Very remote areas had the lowest number of treatment agencies (both 6%). In all remoteness areas, at least half (50%) of treatment agencies were non-government organisations, with Outer regional reporting the highest proportion (59%). Over the 5 years to 2016–17, the number of publicly funded treatment agencies in South Australia decreased from 93 to 70 (Table SA.1).

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