SHARC Vision and Values

Our Vision 

Lived expertise is at the heart of inclusive communities and services, where people proudly share their experience and support each other in a society free of stigma and discrimination.

Our Purpose

We transform lives, services and society through our community’s lived experience of alcohol and other drugs, gambling and related harms.

Our Values

Lived Expertise

We embrace the richness of each person’s experience and recognise people and communities as the experts in their own lives.


We are welcoming and empathetic.


We sustain our community for the progression of all, building a sense of belonging through genuine relationships.


We lead by example.


We work together, taking action to address power imbalances as we fight for equity.


We are innovative and resourceful, constantly learning and evolving as we respond to community needs and create lasting positive change.

Our Priorities

Read more about our priorities and the pillars that drive our organisation forward. Currently available for download in English.