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Shifting minds forum series: Invest to save

June 27 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Queensland Mental Health Commission invites you to attend the Shifting minds series of forums.

Your participation in leading reform is vital to the success of the Queensland Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Strategic Plan 2018-2023.

The series of three forums will give participants an opportunity to:

  • Hear more about the vision for Shifting minds
  • Participate in discussion on approach to cross-sector implementation
  • Embed and strengthen cross-sector leadership.

FORUM 2: Invest to save

The focus of Forum 2 is:

Supporting the best start in life and getting in early for Queensland’s young people.


2.30pm – Networking afternoon tea

2.50pm – Welcome from Ivan Frkovic, Queensland Mental Health Commissioner

3.00pm – Speakers

  • Dr Elisabeth Hoehn, Medical Director, Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health on Adverse childhood experiences: Implications for policy and program development
  • Chris Ohehir, Partner, Ernst and Young on
    Modelling approaches to wellbeing and the social determinants of health – a NZ case study

3:45pm – Panel discussion Supporting the best start in life and getting in early for Queensland’s young people

4:15pm – Strategic workshop activity

5:00pm – Closing remarks


June 27
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Queensland Mental Health Commission


Pullman International Hotel
17 Abbott Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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