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Liz Minchin
Master of Ceremonies

Liz is a Walkley award-winning journalist and author, with two decades of experience in newspapers, radio and online. A regular on-air contributor with ABC Radio, Liz is an experienced public speaker and event MC. She delivers specialist communications training for academics and researchers, showing the power of good storytelling to win over the public, politicians and potential new funders.

Christine Morgan
CEO, National Mental Health Commission
Prof. Patrick McGorry
Executive Director, Orygen
Leilani Darwin
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Lived Experience Centre Black Dog Institute
Prof. John Mendoza
Director, ConNetica Consulting
Dr Peggy Brown
Consultant psychiatrist and healthcare consultant
Georgie Harman
Chief Executive Officer Beyondblue
Prof. Alison Ritter
Director, Drug Policy Modelling Program
Dr Chris Sarra
Director-General DATSIP
Prof. Maree Toombs
Director of Indigenous Health, The University of Queensland
Dr John Wakefield
Director-General of the Queensland Department of Health
Kim Wood
Principal Commissioner, Queensland Productivity Commission