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Day 1
March 17th
Registration: 8.00 am - 9.00 am

Conference: 9.00 am - 5.30 pm

  Network Drinks: 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm 

Day 2
March 18th
Registration: 8.00 am - 9.00 am

Conference: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park

Mental Health Victoria is proud to present the 

Mental Health Across the Lifespan 2020 Conference.

A range of voices and perspectives will be embedded across the conference including service providers, researchers, consumers, carers, and governments. 


With multiple Royal Commissions and Inquiries currently underway, there has never been a better time to work together towards an integrated, accessible and trusted mental health system for all, where leaders & innovators across the mental health & related sectors can come to

  • explore ways to transform mental healthcare & suicide prevention across the lifespan

  • explore life stages

  • look across the sector to the broader reforms required

4 streams covering early years to youth, adulthood, later life & suicide prevention will explore these life stages in detail while keynote presentations & panels will look across the sector to the broader reforms required.   


To date, a number of high profile, local & international speakers have been confirmed including, speakers across 3 of the 4 streams.


Speakers To Include

Sophie Scott

Minister Martin Foley

Professor Allan Fels AO

Dr Roberto Mezzina

Master of Ceremonies

Victorian Minister for Mental Health

Director of the Dipartimento di Salute Mentale / WHO Collaborating Centre for Research & Training, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata Trieste, Italy

Lucy Brogden AM

Chair National Mental Health Commission

Mental Health

Complaints Commissioner


Professor Rory O'Connor

Professor of Health Psychology, Director of the Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory & Head of the Mental Health & Wellbeing group at the University of Glasgow

Professor Christel Middeldorp

Professor Child & Youth Psychiatry
Child Health Research Centre,

University of Queensland

Currently presiding Commissioner for the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health

Dr Lynne Coulson Barr

Dr Stephen P. King


We hope you're able to attend.

If you have questions about the registration process, our schedule or general information, don’t hesitate to reach out.


+61 3 9519 7000