2021 Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Symposium Series

 

Putting it all together: Royal Commissions, Inquiries and Vision 2030

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE — SYMPOSIUM DAYS SPLIT, DAY ONE FOCUSING ON ROYAL COMMISSION REPORT NOW OCCURING ON 5 MARCH 2021

With the announcement that the final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System will be released on 2 March 2021, we have updated the dates of this Symposium. Note that the Symposium will now be held on non-consecutive days in March.

We apologise for any inconvenience. We will be contacting existing ticketholders directly.

NEW DATES:

Day One — Victorian Reforms
Friday 5 March 2021
Time: 9am - 3pm
Venue: ONLINE

Day Two — National Reforms
Wednesday 17 March 2021 [TBC]
Time: 9am - 3pm
Venue: ONLINE

This year is a watershed year for the mental health sector in Australia. Join in on our analysis and discussion of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health, the National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy, the National Suicide Prevention Strategy and the Commonwealth’s Vision 2030 for mental health.

Two days of discussions, presentations and Q&As.

COMP TICKETS FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS, CARERS AND FAMILIES

Mental Health Victoria is making available a limited number of complimentary tickets for mental health consumers, their carers and families.​ To apply, please email conference@mhvic.org.au with your name, email address and phone number, and we will be in touch.

REGISTRATION: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/133272881777

For more information including program info email us at conference@mhvic.org.auor keep an eye on the conference website for updates.

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof Allan Fels AO, Patron of Mental Health Victoria
  • Pam Anders, CEO of Mental Health Reform Victoria
  • Maggie Toko, CEO of Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council
  • Jill Gallagher AO, CEO of Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
  • Prof Stephen P King, Presiding Commissioner of the Productivity Commission Inquiry
  • Christine Morgan, CEO of NMHC and National Suicide Prevention Adviser
  • Prof Christel Middeldorp, Conjoint Professor of Child and Youth Psychiatry, Child Health Research Centre and Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service
  • Prof Frank Oberklaid AM, Director of the Centre for Community Child Health at the Royal Children’s Hosptial
  • Prof Patrick McGorry AO, Executive Director of Orygen

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