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Qerac Healthcare Communications joins hands with Western Australian Association for Mental Health  as CPD partners for  this two day Western Australian Mental Health Conference and Awards 2017. 

It is a MUST attend for everyone involved in the health industry – not matter what role you perform.  

CPD points for all health professionals are available through this website.  



Activity No: 88140

18 hours of incredible learning over two days, workshops and hearing the best speakers from all over the world. Gala dinner to follow.


Click here : Conference Program 


Early bird registrations have now closed

Standard registrations close on 28 June 2017. 






  Click to download the Conference Flyer 

VENUE:  Conference and Awards: Perth Concert Hall, 13-14 July 2017

 Registrations are now open!

Early bird registrations close: 17 March 2017  
Final registrations close: 28 June 2017

Registration includes:
– full program and resources
– at least six world-class plenary sessions
– your choice of a diverse range of specialist break-out sessions
– delicious all day catering
– WA Mental Health Awards and Gala Cocktail Dinner (excludes alcohol)
– an array of special events, except those listed as “optional”

Continued Professional Development Points (CPD) available for GPs, nurses and other health professionals.

The Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH), with the support of the WA Mental Health Commission (MHC), will host the WA Mental Health Conference and Awards 2017 at the Perth Concert Hall in Perth on 13-14 July 2017.

The inaugural WA Mental Health Conference was held on 10-11 March 2016 at Fraser’s in Kings Park. Attendance greatly exceeded projections, welcoming 480 core delegates, more than 1000 event patrons, 100 speakers, 250 staff, volunteers and service providers and 50 people with lived experience who attended with the help of a subsidy.

Objectives of the WA Mental Health Conference and Awards 2017 include:

  • Develop, strengthen and support WA’s mental health sector;
  • Provide development and collaboration opportunities for mental health sector workers and people with lived experience;
  • Provide information, resources and opportunities to organisational and lived experience leaders and human services professionals and peer workers;
  • Provide a forum for resource sharing, ideas exchange and collaboration; and
  • Raise the profile of mental health issues and promote positive attitudes to mental health in the wider community.

Themes and Streams

The theme for the Western Australian Mental Health Conference 2017 is Integrated Lives

The three formal conference streams are:

  • Emerging Practices
  • Dignity and Diversity
  • Wangkiny Danjoo Kwop Wiirrin
    (Working together in good spirit)

If you would like more information about the conference streams please have a look at our Streams Guidelines.

Registrations are now open!  




For more detailed information, please click on the links below.

Keynote Speakers

Celebrating Diversity

Welcoming Aboriginal People

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse CaLD

Venue: Transport to Perth Concert Hall 


Contact WAAMH