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May News

Introducing our Event Correspondent, A Supporters Meeting Recap, and shining a spotlight on One Door Mental Health

A look at the upcoming Supporters Meeting, Forum updates, and last minute Award Nominations.

Nominations are open for the 2024 Equally Well Achievement Awards to be presented in Melbourne.

How you can get involved in the 2024 Equally Well Forum: Embedding Lived Experience

The Equally Well Newsletter is back for 2024, Abstract submissions now open for the Forum in May, and the Ian Potter Foundation grant awarded to an innovative project supporting older person’s wellbeing.


Evaluating the impact of the Equally Well project, David Everitt shares his 5 steps to being Equally Well, and a consumer resource coming soon!

Exclusive access to new data for Equally Well Supporters, new website upgrades, and a look at a National Position Statement on Rural Mental Health Research.

People living with mental illness made a priority in National Cancer Plan, and Equally Well Australia have plans underway for a forum in May 2024 focusing on Lived Experience.

Equally Well shares in over $5 million for rural health research, and an introduction to the National Equally Well Research Scan.

A fresh look at News & Events, Carer Gateway services and NSW Mental Health Commission new resources.

Have your say on the National Consumer Engagement Strategy for Health and Wellbeing (NCESHW) and Griffith University evaluation of a national mental health initiative.

Recognizing achievement nationally in mental and physical health.

Addressing the longevity gap for people living with mental illness.

Celebrating progress at the Equally Well 2023 Symposium.

Jenny Bowman secures funding to develop new prevention strategies of cardiovascular disease (CVD), and New resources to support mentally healthy workplaces.


2022 Christmas message and the announcement of the Equally Well Achievement Awards and Russell Roberts appointment to the Manna Institute.

2022 Equally Well National Initiatives & Activities Scan, Partnering with Lived Experience Australia to conduct a national survey, and the 2023 Symposium date.

Equally Well Communities of Practice, Queensland public mental health services closing the gap on smoking rates, Health, and 2022 symposium speakers.


Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt launches the Australian Health Policy Collaboration’s (AHPC) Being Equally Well (PDF) Roadmap.

Share your voice on how to improve mental and physical health for all via a national survey.


Equally Well highlighted in the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health, 2020 webinar series, and convening of EW Communities of Practice.

2019 Book of Proceedings now available, Partnering with the Mitchell Institute and Equally Well supports Queensland Alliance for Mental Health workshop.


Merry Christmas message for 2019, with the symposium claim the date and Ambassador profiles.

Introducing our Ambassadors and Equally Well Aust spearheads an international collaborative network, and partnering with the NSW Ministry of Health Mental Health Branch to improve the physical health care of older people accessing mental health services.

Symposium highlights and the Lancet Psychiatry Commission launches “A blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness”, and the complex interaction of medication and mental illness.


Launching the Equally Well Symposium, Tobacco and mental illness, and Equally Well at TheMHS.


An overview of the launch of Equally Well by Professor Allan Fels, AO, and the inclusion of Equally Well in the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.