Mental Health, Housing and Homelessness Event

Shelter WA is pleased to invite you to our event examining how our systems of government and community services can work more effectively to address homelessness and insecure housing among people with severe mental illness.

We are pleased to confirm that the Hon Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier, Minister for Health, Mental Health will be opening the event. He will be joined by the Interum Director General of the Department of Community Services, Grahame Searle, the Mental Health Commissioner, Tim Marney, Acting Corrective Services Commissioner, Tony Hassall, Emergency Specialist at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH), Dr. Amanda Stafford, and Professor of Criminology and Academic Chair at the UNSW, Eileen Baldry

The morning will be structured in two parts. Registering for this event enables you to participate in both sessions, or one, it is your choice.

- FORUM: 9:00 – 11:00am: This  forum that will cover how government can work more effectively to improve housing outcomes for those with severe mental illness. It will include presentations from the key speakers highlighted.

- 11.00 – 11.30: Light lunch

- WORKSHOP: 11:30am – 1:00pm,  This workshop will be facilitated by Professor of Criminology and Academic Chair at the UNSW, Eileen Baldry, focussing on how the community sector can be a key driver in the reform process.

This event will be an example of collective thinking that can inform the Machinery of Government Reform process targeting a complex social issue.

If you are unsure about your current membership status please call Shelter WA on 9325 6660 or email

August 08, 2017 at 9am - 1pm
The Duxton
1 St Georges Ter
Perth, WA 6000
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Jessica Azzopardi · · 9325 6660
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