Floating down the main drag

Earlier this month New South Wales town Wagga Wagga hosted its first Mardi Gras of which Wellways was closely involved in supporting. This is a photo of the Wellways float before they set off on a journey through the town’s main street.

The Wellways team attending the Wagga Wagga Mardi GrasThe Wellways team attending the Wagga Wagga Mardi GrasThe Wellways team attending the Wagga Wagga Mardi Gras

Equally Well symposium

This month Equally Well Australia is hosting a symposium in Melbourne with invited experts from the UK, New Zealand and Australia, who will share the latest developments to enhance the health of people living with mental illness.

The Equally Well statement, from the National Mental Health Commission, calls for better health for people with mental health issues is endorsed by Wellways, among many other leading health organisations.

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Mental health in Grampians

Wellways is helping organise this month’s Grampians Mental Health Conference held in Ballarat. The theme this year is ‘Working Together – Innovation, Collaboration & Co-Design’. Hear about current and emerging evidence in enhancing mental health. Learn how current evidence based best practice is being implemented and the outcomes being experienced. Be introduced to strategies that you can take back to your own workplace and clients.

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National Rural Health Conference 24-27 March, Hobart
Communities in Control Conference 20-21 May Melbourne
#NextCare Health Conference 30-31 May, Brisbane
National Housing Conference 27-30 August, Darwin
Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium 28-30 October, Adelaide