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Who We Are
A non-government, non-for-profit association for mental health leaders.
Our vision is to enhance and develop the mental health and wellbeing of human beings around the globe.
Through a selection of educational materials, annual events and continued development opportunities, we aim to support the personal and professional wellbeing of all mental health workers.
Join our community to connect with like-minded individuals, further your knowledge and continue your work in advancing mental health awareness.
Membership is free for anyone to join.
What We Do
We provide all members with the opportunity to further their education with a range of annual events, online learning materials, newsletters and downloadables.
Through our educational opportunities, we facilitate face to face and online relationships between those vested in progressing the mental health industry.
We advocate for equal accessibility, continued best practice and improved mental health services, for both workers and consumers.
By providing opportunities to learn more, gain practical skills and unite, we aim to empower all members to create great change in their communities. We believe all members have the power to make a difference.
We want all members to share their insight, experience and developments in mental health through alliances, partnerships, contributions, feedback and active involvement in our annual events.
All events hosted by the Association contribute towards your Continued Professional Development points - we want you to continue your great work in mental health.
When you become a member of the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, you receive a range of benefits designed to contribute to a happier, healthier lifestyle.
6 weekly industry newsletter
12-month membership certificate
Access to a comprehensive resource centre of past conference audio and visual material
Professional indemnity insurance offered through our Association partner, Aon
Discounted leisure accommodation at selected Peppers, Mantra, BreakFree and Art Series properties throughout Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Bali, courtesy of Departure Lounge
Discounted corporate accommodation at selected Peppers, Mantra, BreakFree and Art Series properties throughout Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Bali, courtesy of BizBeds
$1,000 cash back whenever a member refinances or establish a new mortgage with Xen Wealth
Special discounted rate for a 7 Day Super Pass for unlimited entry to Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast
10% off Australian Outback Spectacular
10% off game play at Topgolf
Exclusive discounts on Westpac new home loans, credit cards and everyday bank accounts
25% discount on the Equi Energy Youth Coach 2 Cope program
50% discount on HealthBank practice management platform subscription for 12 months
15 – 16 March 2021
15 - 16 March 2021, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
The 2021 Frontline Mental Health Conference is designed to explore specialist advice and care for frontline workers and first responders throughout all stages of training, service, and retirement.
Learn techniques to care for yourself and your colleagues while gaining the tools you need to support and be supported through the transition into civilian life.
12-14 April 2021
12-14 April 2021, JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa
Connect, gain insight from industry experts and develop a greater understanding of mental health in children and adolescents from 3-19 years of age.Hear insight from industry experts who will discuss the latest research and developments, increase your network of fellow professionals and unite to improve mental health practices with children and adolescents.
7 – 9 June 2021
7 - 9 June 2021, JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa
The pinnacle event in education and networking for addiction professionals. Access the latest research, projects and strategies to help meet the diverse and complex needs of your clients.
Unite with fellow addiction, behavioural, and mental health professionals, further your knowledge and empower your clients on their recovery journey.
26-28 July 2021
26-28 July 2021, RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast
A world-class forum allowing you to collaborate with international mental health leaders and gain tools to improve care for your clients.
Learn best practice, grow meaningful connections and implement real solutions to mental health care.
13-14 September 2021
13-14 September 2021, JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa
Discover the key challenges facing mental health and the emerging workforce.
Get the latest tools and knowledge to improve mental health and wellbeing in your organisation. With a selection of case studies, research findings, lived experience speakers and workshops, you’ll leave feeling empowered and inspired to influence positive change.
7-8 October, 2021
7-8 October 2021, Cairns, QLD
Discover the latest Indigenous-led, grassroot programs and projects taking place around the nation and across the seas.
Learn how to implement practical evidence-based research into your service, and gain a greater understanding of Indigenous protocols, practices, and considerations. This event is designed for you to become better equipped to effectively acknowledge and encompass physical, spiritual, and cultural needs of Indigenous populations.
3-5 November 2021
3-5 November 2021, National Convention Centre Canberra
Gain practical advice and tools to advance mental health and improve services in Australia’s rural and remote communities.
Discover ways to advocate and provide equal mental health care for all Australians.
1-3 December 2021
1-3 December 2021, JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa
Get new tools, resources and practical strategies for domestic and family violence prevention, intervention, treatment and rehabilitation.
Acquire new skills, examine the latest research and connect with others dedicated to ending domestic and family violence.
Event Safety Measures
Find out what we're doing to create a safe and healthy environment for all attendees to connect, learn and network at our upcoming events.
Join a Community of Mental Health Leaders
Membership is free for anyone to join.