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By donating to International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD), you can help us raise awareness that the tragedy of overdose is preventable. IOAD is an initiative of Penington Institute. Through IOAD we seek to drive an extensive overdose awareness campaign that includes:

  • community education;
  • advocacy.

Donating to IOAD will help us continue to reduce the damage from drugs and alcohol.

All donations over $2 are tax deductible (within Australia).

For your convenience you can pay via direct bank transfer, online or mail a cheque.

Direct bank transfer:

Within Australia:   

Bank: Westpac
Account: 204687
BSB: 033-048
Description/reference: Your name

Outside Australia:      

Account: 033048 204687
Beneficiary: Penington Institute
Bank Details: Westpac, 409 St Kilda Road, Melbourne Vic 3004


Online donation:

Click here to make a donation.

Mail a cheque:

International Overdose Awareness Day,
c/ Penington Institute,
95 Drummond Street,
Carlton VIC  3053,

Please make your cheque payable to Penington Institute.

Don’t forget to enclose details of your full name, telephone number and postal address.

For further information on donations, sponsorship, events, gifts in-kind, pro-bono assistance and bequests please email