Registration - closed

We have suspended conference registration as the venue is at near capacity.

To go on the waiting list if a cancellation occurs, please click here

If you would like to book a workshop* please email the secretariat.

By joining the waitlist you will also be given access to the presenter podcasts and book of proceedings following the conference.


  Registration Type

  Early Bird Rate Closes
  3 July 2015

  Standard Rate from 4th
   July 2015

  Full Registration Member



  Full Registration Non Member



  Speaker Registration



  Concession Registration



  Day Registration



  Half Day Workshop Delegate    Free to the first 100 full delegates that book.
    $90.00 once free spots are allocated
     $90.00 for day delegates

  Half Day Workshop Non-Delegate



  Additional Welcome Reception Ticket



* If you are a member of any of the following associations, you are eligible to member's rates to attend the conference.

• Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association
• Mental Health Association QLD
• Mental Health Association NSW
• The Mental Health Council of Australia
• The Mental Health Foundation of Australia
• Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
• The Mental Health Professionals' Association
• Australian Association of Social Workers
• Australian Psychological Society
• Mental Health Carers Arafmi Australia
• The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association
• The Mental Health Foundation of Australia
• Australian Clinical Psychology Association
• Mental Health in Multicultural Australia
• Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Association Ltd



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Program Committee

Professor Philip Morris, President, Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association, QLD

Dr Alan Avery, Honorary Adjunct Fellow, School of Education, University of Western Sydney, NSW

Professor Vaughan Carr, Professor, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales. CEO & Scientific Director, Schizophrenia Research Institute, NSW

Professor Kuruvilla George, Director of Medical Services and Director of Aged Persons Mental Health, Peter James Centre and Wantirna Health, Eastern Health, VIC

Mr Hugh Norriss, Director of Policy and Development, Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, NZ

Mr Peter Sugg, CEO, Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association, QLD

Dr Alex Wilde, Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, NSW

Full Registration: 13 and 14 August 2015
Full registration will include all conference sessions and keynotes, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, conference materials including satchel and handbook, welcome function. Post conference delegates will receive access to the book of proceedings and presenter podcasts.  

Day Only Registration: 13 or 14 August 2015
Day Rate Registration will include conference sessions, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea for nominated day, conference materials including satchel, handbook. Post conference delegates will receive access to the book of proceedings and presenter podcasts.  Does not include conference functions or workshops. Tickets can be purchased from the registration form.

Workshops: 12 August 2015 - Find out more here
Half day workshops are FREE to the first 100 Full Registration delegates. Delegates MUST register their interest in attending a workshop. Failure to register for a workshop will be acknowledged as the delegate does not wish to attend a workshop and subsequently will not be included.
Once the 100 free workshop registrations have been allocated full delegates will be able to book at the discounted rate of $90.

Early Bird Registration
Early Bird Registration is available for registrations received and paid before COB Friday 3 July 2015. Registrations not paid by that date will be re-invoiced at the standard rate.

Concession Registration
Concession Registration Rate is available for Carers, Consumers, Students and Non-working delegates only.


Please note that it is essential for all participants including invited speakers, delegates and presenters to register.

Once registration is received a confirmation email and tax invoice will be issued. All accounts must be paid in full 30 days from the invoice date or 10 business days before the conference start date, whichever comes first. Payment for Early Bird registrations must be received by 3 July 2015.
The organisers reserve right, without notification, to cancel outstanding accounts anytime after 30 days from date of tax invoice being sent. If payment is not received prior to the conference, access will be granted only after full payment is made via credit card or cash.
All registrations received after 29 July 2015 must be paid in full by credit card only.

Refunds and Cancellations
The conference committee understands that circumstances can change. At any point prior to the event you are welcome to contact us in writing to nominate a substitute delegate at no extra charge.

A full refund less a $150 service fee will be issued for cancellations received on or before 30 June 2015. Registration cancellation received between 1 July 2015 and 14 July 2015 will receive a 50% refund on the registration fees. No refunds will be issued after 15 July 2015. Non-payment does not constitute cancellation.
All accommodation bookings will be subject to the individual hotel cancellation policy. Please contact the conference secretariat for the hotel cancellation policy.

Disclaimer - The conference organisers reserve the right to change activities, topics and presenters where necessary. "The organisers shall not be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation of the conference where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure. The term "Force Majeure" means any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the organisers including but not limited to War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), terrorism, aircraft hijacking, military operation, riot, civil war, rebellion, civil commotion or unrest, Acts or Regulations of government, refusal to grant visas, explosions, transport delays, transport difficulties and the insolvency of airline carriers. The organisers will use all reasonable efforts to conduct the conference despite the intervention or occurrence of any such cause."

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The Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH) is committed to keeping your information private. Any information provided by you in relation to this conference is collected by The ANZMH ABN: 243 619 355 48 and will be added to our database with the primary purpose of contacting you with regards to ongoing research, product development and providing you with information about future the ANZMH products and services. This information will be held in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and Privacy Amendment Act 2001.

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