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Understanding Mental Health

27 Aug 2019 -27 Aug 2019
Riverton Library

Event description: Presented by Helping Minds. With approximately 20% of adults and 25% of young people affected by mental illness each year, it’s important that we understand more about mental health and where to get help for ourselves, our friends and family and the wider community. We will discuss: what is mental illness?, what is mental health?, common types of mental illness and their symptoms, myyths and misconceptions, and risk factors for mental illnes.

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Wellbeing in Every Decision: Planning for a Healthy and Liveable Region

28 Aug 2019 -28 Aug 2019
The Capital, Bendigo

The Healthy Heart of Victoria Initiative in partnership with Healthy GREATER Bendigo are proud to present the 'Wellbeing in Every Decision: Planning for a Healthy and Liveable Region forum', to be held at The Capital, Bendigo on Wednesday 28 August, 2019. 

Tickets $50
Students/ concession $25


WA Digital Health Accelerator Launch Event

29 Aug 2019 -29 Aug 2019
Telethon Kids Institute Seminar Room Level 5, Perth Children's Hospital

Event description: Join members of the national digital health sector to showcase the suite of new support and training programs specific for digital health- available in WA for the first time. The launch includes a panel discussion on 'Challenges and Opportunities in Digital Health in WA'. There will be a light lunch and networking from 12:30pm.

Price: Free, registration ends on 29th August

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The Future of Health, La Trobe University, Public Health

04 Sep 2019 -04 Sep 2019
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Topic: How will Technology make it easier to improve the health of the population?

Overview: Public Health is a focus that is at the center of all our communities, Australia wide and globally.The promotion of good and equitable health is of the upmost importance and we are constantly challenged by issues such as infectious disease, antimicrobial resistance, access to immunization and much more.Creating innovative ways to promote health and providing equal access to healthcare is proving to be one of the most challenging plights of the modern world.These issues are tackled by professional bodies as large as the World Health Organisation and as small as your own community healthcare centers.Digital innovations in healthcare are advancing and enabling us to more carefully use healthcare data to benefit public health, but not at the expense of public privacy which has become a topical debate in recent times.You’re invited to join us for an exciting discussion centered around the future of health. Hear from our panel of leading health professionals as they discuss how the future of health is impacted by technology.

Cost: FreeRegistration Link 


In Your Head 2019: A Mental Health Forum for Young People in Perth

05 Sep 2019 -05 Sep 2019
Perth Concert Hall, 5 Saint Georges Terrace, Perth

Event description: 'In Your Head' features keynote presentations and breakout sessions that provide young people and teachers with a greater understanding of adolescent mental health and practical skills to support their wellbeing.

Cost: $15.00 - $30.00

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Australasian Sexual Health Conference

16 Sep 2019 - 18 Sep 2091
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Event description: The Australasian Sexual Health Alliance seeks to use the Australasian Sexual Health Conference to achieve its purpose of acknowledging and building on the specific expertise of sector partners in our common aims of improving national and local responses to sexual health in Australasia, in supporting and collaborating with close neighbouring countries to achieve these objectives.

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HIV and AIDS Conference

17 Sep 2019 - 19 Aug 2019
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Event description: The annual conference is run by ASHM as a platform for the dissemination and presentation of new and innovative research findings across the Australasian HIV sector. Delegates to the conference come from a range of professional backgrounds including basic science, clinical medicine, community programs, education, epidemiology, indigenous health, international and regional issues, nursing and allied health, policy, primary care, public health and prevention, and social research.

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Mental Health First Aid Training

14 Oct 2019 - 15 Oct 2019
The Platform, 3/256 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA

Event description: Come and join us for a two day Nationally Accredited Mental Health First Aid course with Primary Master Trainer, Trys Reddick. You will come away from the course with an increased awareness of the signs and symptoms of someone falling into depression or other mental health issues and increased confidence in knowing what to say to help them until help arrives.

Cost: $232.09 - $275.00

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WA Rural and Remote Mental Health Conference 2019

15 Oct 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
Albany Entertainment Centre

Event description: The focus of the 2019 conference will be to address the vital issues of trauma, recovery and youth suicide prevention, as well as a range of broader issues relevant to all those working with, or caring for, country people.Celebrating our theme "Moorditjabiny: Becoming Stronger", the 2019 conference will include keynote speakers from around Australia, along with the latest research, workshops, upskilling and networking. Social events include the Welcome Reception, Conference Dinner, along with the ever popular soccer tournament and Open Mic night.

Cost (Earlybird Round 2)

  • Full conference: $415.00
  • Wednesday only: $138.00
  • Thursday only: $140.00
  • Social package only: $140.00
  • Conference dinner: $80.00

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Health Economics and Leadership 3 Day Workshop

11 Nov 2019 - 13 Nov 2019
Curtin University

Event description: This workshop covers the economic concepts and approaches used to measure the costs and benefits of health interventions and looks at how decision makers can use health economics to inform decision making and priority setting in their chosen field. It looks to dispel myths that economics is all about costs and explores economics in relation to outcomes and equity.

Cost: $998.33 - $1,490.00

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WA Mental Health Conference

19 Nov 2019 - 20 Nov 2019
The Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace

Event description: 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, so together, we can move forward in the same direction with clear actions and solutions in mind.


● Standard Two-Day Conference Pass - $540

● Two Day Conference Pass + WA Mental Health Awards 2019 Celebration Gala - $594

● Two Day Conference Pass + WAAMH Members-only Sundowner - $594

● Two Day Conference Pass + WA Mental Health Awards + WAAMH Members-only Sundowner - $648

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