Courageous Voices, 2014

Courageous Voices, the 2014 LGBTI Mental Health Conference.


Courageous Voices: Seeds of Hope and Transformation The National LGBTI Health Alliance invites you to participate in the MindOUT! LGBTI Mental Health Conference.  The conference, the first of its kind in Australia, will examine the individual and social determinants that impact of the mental health outcomes of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.  Research and… Continue reading Welcome! »


We now have enough volunteers and not taking any more offers to volunteer. Thanks to all those who are generously giving their time to help at the Conference.   Help contribute to the success of this national conference.  The Alliance is looking for volunteers to assist in the smooth operating of the conference. Volunteer tasks… Continue reading Volunteers »

Venue and Accommodation

Venue and Accommodation Conference Venue: Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Hotel 36 College Street, Sydney Ph (02) 9361 8400 Website Accommodation:  The Pullman is offering a conference delegate room rate of offer 10% off the best available rate of the day. Quote the code NAT 26 06 14  to receive the discounted rate. Other Accommodation Options There… Continue reading Venue and Accommodation »


Courageous Voices Scholarships Applications close: 5pm, 31 March 2014 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS HAS CLOSED The National LGBTI Health Alliance is able to offer a limited number of scholarships designed to enable access and participation for the greatest possible diversity of conference delegates. The principal purpose of scholarships is to assist people who are financially disadvantaged and would… Continue reading Scholarships »


REGISTRATION ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Contact Conference Convenor for any registration queries.   Email CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPTIONS Full Conference: Attendance at both days of the conference.  Fee includes: Conference programme, entry to all conference sessions, all morning and afternoon teas and lunches, as well as all Conference related materials including a satchel bag… Continue reading Registration »

Call for Abstracts

  Abstract submission has now closed.  The Conference Programme Committee invites individuals, groups and organisations to indicate their interest in contributing to the conference streams.  We particularly encourage contributions that reflect the perspectives and experiences of people living with a mental illness, carers, trans / transgender, intersex, indigenous people, young and older persons. Topic Areas… Continue reading Call for Abstracts »

Plenary Speakers

Professor Alan Fels AO   Professor Allan Fels is the Chair of the National Mental Health Commission currently Professor of Government at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG), an institution established by the governments of Australia, new Zealand, the States and Territories and 16 leading universities who educate and train senior public sector… Continue reading Plenary Speakers »


Click here to view the full draft programme   Thursday 26th June Friday 27th June 8:00 –    9:00 Registration 8:00 –    9:00 Registration 9:00 – 10:30 Plenary Session 1 9:00 – 10:30 Plenary Session 3 10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea 10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea 11:00 – 12:30 Concurrent Session 1 11:00 –… Continue reading Programme »