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2024 NSW Aboriginal Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum

We are pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the 2024 NSW Aboriginal Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum, being held on Gadigal Country in Sydney from Wednesday 05 to Thursday 06 June 2024 at the Sydney Fullerton Hotel.

The Forum is delivered by the Mental Health Branch in partnership with the Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) and Charles Sturt University, the event will be celebrating a significant milestone, ’30 Years of the Djirruwang Progam’.

The Forum is designed to bring together and connect people involved in Aboriginal Mental Health, Social Emotional Wellbeing and Alcohol and Other Drugs, from Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, health services, non-government organisation, and government departments from across NSW.

The 2024 Forum Opening Address will be led by The Hon Rose Jackson MLC, Minister for Mental Health, Susan Pearce AM, Secretary, NSW Health, and the Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council (AH&MRC).

Keynote speakers include Professor Maree Toombs, Professor Rhonda Wilson, Natalie Siegel-Brown, Commissioner (Social Policy), Productivity Commission and Rachel Fishlock, CEO Gayaa Dhuwi.

The theme for this year’s forum is  Our Deadly Ways –  Celebrating the Past, Living in the Present, Dreaming for the Future, providing an opportunity to reflect and celebrate those who came before us, the opportunities our workforce has now and in the future.

Also consider submitting an abstract and share your work with the sector. More information about abstract submission, can be found on our website.

Please note that by registering you will receive email updates regarding the forum.