Day One, Friday 5 March 2021
Victorian Reforms

 

 

9.00 – 9.10 | Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country

 

Gus Clelland — CEO Mental Health Victoria

The Hon James Merlino MP — Deputy Premier, Victorian Minister for Mental Health, Victorian Minister for Education

9.10 – 9.20 | Overview of the day

Sophie Scott  — MC, National Medical Reporter ABC

9.20 – 9.50 | Keynote: The Victorian reform agenda

 

Prof Allan Fels AO Patron, Mental Health Victoria

9.50 – 10.00 | Break                        

 

10.00 – 10.25 | Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System – Final Report Presentation: Service reform and vision

 

Larissa Taylor — Director of Policy Mental Health Victoria

 

10.25 – 11.10 | Panel Discussion 1: Service reform and vision

  • Maggie Toko — CEO Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council

  • Dr Melissa Petrakis — Chair Tandem

  • Jill Gallagher AO — CEO Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

  • Marina Carman — Director Rainbow Health Victoria

 

11.10 – 11.20 | Break

11.20  – 11.45 | Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System  Final Report Presentation: Governance, funding and commissioning

 

Tom Symondson — CEO, Victorian Healthcare Association

11.45–12.30 | Panel Discussion 2: Governance, funding and commissioning

  • Dr Kerryn Rubin — Chair Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Victorian Branch Committee

  • Leigh Rhode — CEO Gateway Health

  • Dr Mya Cubitt — Chair Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Victorian Faculty Board

  • Gill Callister PSM — CEO Mind Australia

 

 

12.30 – 12.50 | Break

 

 

12.50 – 13.20 | Keynote: Implementation – What to Expect

 

Pam Anders — CEO Mental Health Reform Victoria

 

13.20 – 13.35 | Q&A Session

 

 

13.35 – 14.20 | Panel Discussion 3: Implementation

  • Dr Anita Tan — Manager Victorian Transcultural Mental Health

  • Laura Collister — CEO Wellways

  • Sue Peden — CEO Carers Victoria

  • Gary Croton — Clinical Nurse Consultant and Secretary Victorian Dual Diagnosis Initiative
  • A/Prof Steve Moylan — Clinical Director Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services, Barwon Health

 

 

14.20 – 14.25 | Break

 

14.25 – 14.55 | Closing Address

Maggie Toko — CEO Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council  

14.55 – 15.00 | Wrap-up

 

Sophie Scott — MC, National Medical Reporter ABC

Day Two, Wednesday 17 March 2021
National Reforms

 

 

9.00 – 9.10 | Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country

 

Gus Clelland — CEO Mental Health Victoria

Sophie Scott — MC, National Medical Reporter ABC

 

9.10 – 9.20 | Opening Address

Damian Ferrie — Chair Mental Health Victoria, CEO Star Health

 

9.20 – 9.30 | Break

 

 

9.30 – 10. 00 | Keynote: Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health

Prof Stephen P. King — Presiding Commissioner Productivity Commission Inquiry

 

10.00 – 10.15 | Q&A Session

10.15 – 10.45 | Panel Discussion 4: Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health

  • Dr James Antoniadis — Chair General Practice and Psychiatry Liaison Committee, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Victoria

  • Dr Stephen Carbone — Director Prevention United

  • Dr Zena Burgess — CEO Australian Psychological Society

  • Katherine Ellis — CEO Youth Affairs Council Victoria

10.45 – 10.55 | Break

 

 

10.55 – 11.25 | Keynote: Vision 2030 and National Suicide Prevention Strategy

 

Christine Morgan — CEO National Mental Health Commission and National Suicide Prevention Adviser

 

 

11.25 – 11.40 | Q&A Session

11.40 – 12.10 | Panel Discussion 5: Vision 2030 and National Suicide Prevention Strategy

  • Prof Jayashri Kulkarni AM — Women’s Mental Health Alliance

  • Tina Hogarth-Clarke — CEO Council on the Ageing Victoria

  • Ingrid Ozols AM  —Chair Lived Experience Advisory Group, Mental Health Victoria

  • Daniel Bolger — Adviser Lived Experience Adviser, Mental Health Victoria

 

 

12.10 – 12.30 | Break

12.30 – 13.00 | Keynote: National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy

 

Prof Christel Middeldorp — Conjoint Professor of Child and Youth Psychiatry, Child Health Research Centre and Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

 

Prof Frank Oberklaid AM — Director Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital

13.00 – 13.15 | Q&A Session

13.15 – 13.45 | Panel Discussion 6: National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy

  • Adj Prof Muriel Bamblett AO — CEO Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency

  • Julie Borninkhof — CEO Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia

  • Prof Harriet Hiscock — Director Royal Children’s Hospital Health Services Research Unit

  • Imbi Pyman — Carer and Lived Experience Adviser, Mental Health Victoria

 

13.45 – 13.50 | Break

13.50 – 14.20 | Keynote: Bringing it all together

 

Prof Patrick McGorry AO — Executive Director Orygen

 

14.20 – 14.25 | Break

 

14.25 – 14.55 | Closing Address

Jill Gallagher AO — CEO Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

 

14.55 – 15.00 | Wrap-up

 

Sophie Scott — MC, National Medical Reporter ABC