In 2017–18:

  • around 3 in 5 (58%) AOD agencies in South Australia are non-government treatment agencies that receive public funding
  • half (53%) of all 72 treatment agencies in South Australia were located in Major cities, followed by Outer regional areas (22%) (Figure 20; Table SA.3)
  • Very remote areas had the lowest number of treatment agencies (4%)
  • in all remoteness areas, at least half (50%) of treatment agencies were non-government organisations, with the exception of Very remote areas 33%.

Over the 5 years to 2017–18, the number of publicly funded treatment agencies in South Australia decreased from 94 to 72 (Table SA.1).

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