Speaker Date Topic
Graham Ross & Dr Gary Presland May 17, 2022 6:30 PM
History of the Gardiners Creek Catchment
History of the Gardiners Creek Catchment

Graham Ross (Kooyongkoot Alliance) & historian Dr Gary Presland will speak on the history of the Gardiners Ck catchment and current efforts to establish a strategic plan for this precious local waterway

Prof Eoin Killackey, University of Melbourne May 24, 2022 5:45 PM
Youth Mental Health
Youth Mental Health

Professor Eóin Killackey is an NHMRC Fellow, Associate Director of Research and Head, Functional Recovery Research in Youth Mental Health at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and the Centre for Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne. He completed his doctorate at Deakin University in 2000.

He has worked as a clinical psychologist in adolescent and adult public mental health settings and in private practice. His research is primarily in functional recovery for young people with mental illness. He is also interested in evidence-based interventions in mental health and barriers to their implementation. He is a founder of the International First Episode Vocational Recovery group. His work has been recognised by the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research’s Schering-Plough Organon Prize, Australian Rotary Health’s Knowledge Dissemination Award and the Society for Mental Health Research Oration Award. He has been named by Deakin University as an Alumnus of the Year.