Conference details
21-23 Aug 2017

Conference Centre
Sea World Resort
Gold Coast

This year’s conference will examine a range of issues from the perspective of Primary Interventions, Promoting Recovery, Prevention and the latest Policy Initiatives.

Conference Topics:

  • Indigenous Wellbeing
  • Child and Youth Mental Health
  • Mental Health and the Elderly
  • e-health, Innovative Uses of Technology and Social Media
  • Research, Education and Case Studies
  • Creating Workplaces that are Healthy, Productive and Enhance Recovery
  • The Importance of Mental Health Carers
  • The role of the Mental Health Worker
  • Self-Harm, Suicide and Survival
  • Disorder Updates

Confirmed Featured Speakers:

  • Dr Peggy Brown, CEO, National Mental Health Commission
  • Professor Nick Titov, Project Director, Mindspot Clinic, Macquarie University
  • Ms Leilani Darwin, National Consultant / 2016 Winner of the LiFE Award for Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention work in Australia
  • Sue Pieters Hawke, Speaker, Advocate, Consultant and Educator, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Dr Kairi Kolves, Principal Research Fellow, AISRP, Griffith University
  • Mr Shaun Robinson, CEO, Mental Health Foundation New Zealand
  • Professor Kaarin Anstey, Director, Centre for Research on Ageing, Health, ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment
  • Dr Tanya Davison, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Health & Ageing, Australian Catholic University



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Last updated: 31 July 2017