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The events listed below have been selected from the mental health sector across Australia.

For MHCC ACT specific events and training opportunities click here

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference
Mar 30, 9:00 AM – Mar 31, 5:00 PM
Mantra on View Hotel, 22 View Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia
The 2020 Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is a forum for professionals to connect, gain insight from industry experts and develop a greater understanding of mental health in children and adolescents from 3-19 years of age.
2020 New Zealand Mental Health Conference
Mar 16, 9:00 AM – Mar 17, 5:00 PM
Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
At the 2020 New Zealand Mental Health Conference, you will become part of a like-minded community dedicated to revolutionising the country’s mental health industry.
RANZCP Section for Youth Mental Health 2020 Conference
Mar 06, 9:00 AM – Mar 07, 5:00 PM
Manly Beach, Manly Beach, New South Wales, Australia
The Section for Youth Mental Health 2020 Conference will take place by the beautiful Manly Beach, just 20 minutes from the Sydney CBD.
WA Mental Health Conference 2019
Nov 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – Nov 20, 2019, 5:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia
The conference aims to develop, strengthen and support WA’s mental health sector, provide collaboration opportunities for mental health workers and people with lived experience, and share resources, perspectives and best practice.
Queensland Alliance for Mental Health 2019 conference: Altering States - Evidence & Effect
Nov 07, 2019, 9:00 AM – Nov 08, 2019, 5:00 PM
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns, Pier Point Rd, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Be inspired by leading practitioners, peers and advocates to; create powerful key messages to counter stigma, use evidence to strategically drive reform and effectively persuade policy makers, and translate ideas into action. Learn, share and ultimately shape your sector.
2019 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
Oct 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – Oct 30, 2019, 5:00 PM
Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Shining a light on the challenges and opportunities in Australian rural health care.
45th International Mental Health Nursing Conference
Oct 08, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, 161 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
This year's conference theme is Integrated Care: People, Practice, Policy with the following subthemes: - Contemporary Practice Issues - Integration Focus - Clinical Specialities - Contemporary MHN Education - Professional Issues - Impacts on Practice
National Housing Conference 2019
Aug 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – Aug 30, 2019, 5:00 PM
Darwin Convention Centre, 10 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
The biennial National Housing Conference is the largest gathering for the social and affordable housing sectors in Australasia.
TheMHS Conference
Aug 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – Aug 30, 2019, 5:00 PM
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s leading and most diverse mental health conference. The theme for this year’s Conference is ‘Building Healthy Communities: Stories of Resilience and Hope’.
20th International Mental Health Conference
Jul 31, 2019, 9:00 AM – Aug 02, 2019, 5:00 PM
RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast, Ross St, Benowa QLD 4217, Australia
Featuring Australia and New Zealand’s leading clinical practitioners, academics, and mental health experts, the 2019 International Mental Health Conference continues in its 20th year to network, share research, projects and formulate ideas for change for those living with mental health conditions.
National Suicide Prevention Conference 2019
Jul 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – Jul 25, 2019, 5:00 PM
Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Rd, Albert Park VIC 3004, Australia
The 2019 Conference theme is about collective action. Suicide Prevention Australia is keen to develop a program, grounded in lived experience, that embraces diversity in suicide prevention programs and services, encourages innovation and enhances their evidence-base.
National Workplace Wellness Forum
Jun 28, 2019, 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
QT Canberra, QT Canberra, 1 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
This forum will share a best practice approach to physical and mental health in the workplace by exploring a whole of person approach. Attendees will hear from leading industry experts and can expect to be empowered to build environments where people are safe, productive and inspired.
Happiness and its causes 2019
Jun 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – Jun 25, 2019, 5:00 PM
ICC Sydney, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
"Happiness & Its Causes is the largest positive psychology conference in the world.” -Tal Ben-Shahar, renowned teacher and author on positive psychology, Israel
Generation Next – Mental Health and wellbeing of young people - CANBERRA
Jun 07, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people.
Health Care in Secure Settings Conference
May 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – May 24, 2019, 5:00 PM
ICC Sydney, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
The Health Care in Secure Settings conference is back in 2019, bringing together an international program of speakers and presentations from the niche field of health care in custodial and forensic mental health settings.
5th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference
May 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – May 15, 2019, 5:00 PM
Sea World Resort Conference Centre, Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217, Australia
The aim of the conference is to broaden the understanding of the range of addictions, comorbidity, pain management, harm reduction, mental health and wellbeing and to look at solutions in regard to prevention, treatment and recovery through evidence based research, programs and practical models.
2019 No More Harm National Conference
Mar 25, 2019, 9:00 AM – Mar 26, 2019, 5:00 PM
QT Gold Coast, 7 Staghorn Ave, Gold Coast QLD 4217, Australia
Highlighting bullying, harassment and discriminating behaviour, this annual conference is designed to facilitate discussion surrounding the cause, effect, challenges and opportunities surrounding harmful behaviours in schools, the workplace and wider community.
3rd National Social & Emotional Wellbeing Forum
Mar 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – Mar 15, 2019, 5:00 PM
Hilton Cairns, 34 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
The 3rd National Indigenous Social & Emotional Wellbeing Forum has been developed together with community and industry leaders to provide attendees with the tools on how to better support Indigenous children and youth at risk and how create communities that allows Indigenous children and youths to t
21st THEMHS Summer Forum
Feb 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – Mar 01, 2019, 5:00 PM
Swissôtel Sydney, 68 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
21st THEMHS Summer Forum: Community Mental Health Systems - Human Rights and Services
5th International Conference on Youth Mental Health
Oct 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – Oct 28, 2019, 4:40 PM
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
IAYMH2019 will focus on strengthening international connections to make positive and real change for all young people around the world.
National NDIS & Mental Health Conference
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Mental Health Policy, Practice and Reform: Getting it right in a time of change.