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Collaboration • Knowledge • Leadership

Independent Review, Collaborative Centre reps join Our Reform lineup

Aug, 2022

We are excited to announce the speakers who will feature at two of the most anticipated sessions of the Our Reform conference.

Independent Review Panel introduction and Q+A

Get to know some of the members of the Independent Review into Compulsory Mental Health Treatment.

Representing the Panel on the day will be:

  • Justice Shane Marshall AM, Panel Chair, former Federal Court judge, and educator and advocate for mental health
  • Flick Grey, long-time worker in mental health roles including as a consumer consultant and consumer academic
  • Erandathie Jayakody, Senior Project Lead at at the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council
  • Lisa Sweeney, Tandem Board member and Senior Advocacy and Engagement advisor at Orygen
  • Professor Richard Newton, Consultant Psychiatrist, Peninsula Mental Health Service and Clinical Professor, Monash University.

Meet the Collaborative Centre

Join some of the members of the Collaborative Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing to hear their stories and learn more about the Centre's work.

The Collaborative Centre brings together people with lived experience and a broad range of multidisciplinary experts and researchers to develop, translate and share best practice across the mental health and wellbeing system.

Joining us from the Centre will be:

  • Maria Katsonis, Deputy Chairperson of the Centre, long-time consumer advocate and Public Policy Fellow at the University of Melbourne
  • Amelia Walters, a mental health peer worker, advocate, consultant and researcher
  • Prof Lisa Brophy, Professor and Discipline Lead in Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University

We'll have plenty more speakers and panels to announce over the coming weeks, so keep an eye out for updates and book your ticket today if you haven't done so already.

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