Speakers

Adele Cox

Chief Executive Officer & Project Director NICRS

Thirrili

Bio

Pat Dudgeon

Professor of Indigenous Studies & Project Director

CBPATSISP & University Of Western Australia

Bio

Christine Morgan

CEO

National Mental Health Commission & National Suicide Prevention Adviser to the Prime Minister

Bio

Hon.Gavin Jennings MLC

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Victoria State Government

Bio

Sonia Prevost Derbecker

Director

Indigenous Men, Mental Health & Suicide Prevention, Movember (Canada)

Bio

Blair Exell

Group Manager, Education, Community Safety and Health Division

National Indigenous Australians Agency

Bio

Susan Anderson

Deputy CEO

Beyond Blue

Bio

Tom Brideson

State-wide Coordination Unit

NSW Aboriginal Mental Health Workforce Program

Bio

Prof.Judy Atkinson

Emeritus Professor

Southern Cross University

Bio

Belinda Duarte

CEO

Culture is Life

Bio

Dr. Mark Wenitong

Deputy Chair

Thirrili

Bio

Chantel Keegan

Head Project Officer

Yarns Heal

Bio

Joe Williams

Former Professional Athlete and Mental Health Advocate

The Enemy Within

Bio

Prof. Gracelyn Smallwood

Professor of Nursing-Midwifery/Community Engagement

CQ University

Bio

Cheryl Axleby

CEO

Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement

Bio

Indi Clarke

Executive Officer

Koorie Youth Council

Bio

Lomas Amini

National Camping on Country Coordinator

Camping on Country

Kim Mulholand

Cultural Advisor NISPT

Northern Territory Primary Health Network

Bio

Le Smith

Executive Manager Health Programs

Northern Territory Primary Health Network

Bio

Tanja Hirvonen

Director of Strategic Policy & Research

Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Bio

Gerry Georgatos

National Coordinator

National Suicide Prevention & Trauma Recovery Project

Bio

Jedda Patten

Representative

National Indigenous Youth Parliament

Bio

Leilani Darwin

Head of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lived Experience Centre

Black Dog Institute

Bio

Aunty Cheri Yingaa Yavu-Kama-Harathunian

Director and Chaplain

Indigenous Wellbeing Centre

Bio

Chez Curnow

Manager

Mental Health and AOD, Country SA PHN

Bio

Troy Williamson

Koori Family Engagement Coordinator

Coroners Court of Victoria

Bio

Dr. Vanessa Lee

Senior Researcher

University of Sydney

Bio

Rebecca Johnson

Founder

Indigilez Women’s Leadership and Support Group

Bio

Matt Clarke

Deputy CEO

National Employment Services Association (NESA)

Bio

Jaelea Skehan

Taskforce Lead

National Suicide Prevention Taskforce

Bio

Jonathan Link

Workshop Facilitator

Rural and Remote Mental Health

Bio

Rachael Schmerl

Community Capacity Building Coordinator

National Indigenous Critical Response Service, Thirrili Ltd

Bio

Angela Threlfall

Acting Northern Coordinator, National Indigenous Critical Response Service

Thirrili

Bio

Dr. Peter Malouf

Head of Indigenous Health

University of Sydney

Bio

Ray Jackson

Project Manager - The Way Back

Beyond Blue

Megan Krakouer

Project Director

National Suicide Prevention & Trauma Recovery Project

Bio

Philip Sariago

2Spirits Capacity Building Officer

QLD Council for LGBTI Health

Leon Ruri

Founder

Haka For Life

Bio