Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH) Indigenous Wellbeing Conference on Larrakia Country, Darwin 30 – 31 October 2023
Our Voices | Our Solutions | Our Decisions | Our Time
Sharing collective wisdom to improve the social and emotional wellbeing of First Nations Australian, Māori and Pasifika people at the Indigenous Wellbeing Conference.
Miledma Batji-wa, Kia Ora, Talofa Lava, Welcome
Held on Larrakia Country, at the Darwin Convention Centre, the Conference gives space for, and respect to, the stories of our past and present. We aim to share our collective wisdom to move forward positively and improve health outcomes for all First Nations Australian, Māori and Pasifika people.
As this conference is being held on local Larrakia land for 2023, we have honoured their language where we can, throughout this website and look forward to highlighting some of their culture throughout the program. We are grateful for their hospitality and look forward to welcoming you and your cultural background so we can collectively celebrate First Nation’s social and emotional wellbeing.
The delegates for the Indigenous Wellbeing Conference are varied across community, government, mental and allied health as well as business.
- Catherine Liddle, CEO, SNAICC – National Voice for Children
- Arian Grant, Ngati Pikiao, Te Arawa, Nga Puhi – Wellness advocate and coach
- Dean Bayliss, CEO, Healing Works
- Andrew Faávale, CEO Manawise Group
- Lea S denny, CEO & Founder of HIR Wellness Institute
- Ruru Harepeka Nako Hona, Pou Whirnaki – Cultural Advisor, Older Persons Health & Rehabilitation, Burwood Hospital, Specialist Mental Health Service: Hillmorton Hospital
- Social connectedness & sense of belonging
- Connection to land, culture, spirituality, ancestry
- Funding & resources for community organisations
- Hearing our voices, from the youth to the elders
The Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH) are awarding three in-person and 10 virtual delegate scholarships to attend 2023 Indigenous Wellbeing Conference.
The following individuals are eligible to apply for a scholarship:
- Full Time Students (student ID card must be provided)
- International Delegates
- Lived Experience
- Full Time Carers
- Senior and Pension Card Holders (ID card must be provided)
- Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, Maori or Pacific Islands descent
- Residents of a rural or remote area
Applications for scholarships must be submitted by close of business Friday 15 September 2023.
- Virtual 2-day, early bird (until 22 Sept 23): $399 + GST (save $110)
- In-person 2-day, early bird (until 22 Sept 23): $1,079 + GST (save $308)
- In-person group of 3, early bird (until 22 Sept 23): $2,787 + GST (save $1,419)
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