Lived Experience Workforce Conference
8th & 9th May 2019 - Victoria Park, Brisbane

Consumer and carer engagement and participation is a key component of the nationally driven mental health reform process. Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN have been given the opportunity to ensure that local mental health needs of the community are being identified and addressed with local solutions. We support the workforce capacity development of lived experience workers across the region to enable the peer workforce to continue to deliver improved services to members of the community.

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN is offering 20 lived-experience workers full registration scholarships to the upcoming dialogue: 2019 Lived Experience Workforce Conference being hosted by Brook RED on Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th May 2019.

Registration to the conference is valued at $385. Please note, the scholarships are available only to those lived experience workers who practice in the Darling Downs and West Moreton region.

More information can be found at:

Requirements to attend:

Peer Workers within the Primary Care and NGO sector

Ability to attend both 8th & 9th May 


Other associated costs such as transportation or accommodation will be the responsibility of the applicant

Employees within the Primary Care and NGO’s sector will be given priority to the scholarships

How to apply:

If you wish to apply for a scholarship please submit this application form by 5:00PM on Friday 12th April 2019.

Please complete your application by submitting this form. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of lived-experience workers. The panel will be comprised of lived experience workers from a range of organisations.
Applicants will be notified if their applications have been successful by 5:00PM on 15th April.

Any questions should be emailed to Please note that employees of Brook RED are not eligible for these scholarships.

If unsuccessful in this process Brook RED will honour the early bird rate for your registration if you still wish to attend the conference.

Thank you for your application.

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* 1. What is your name?

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* 2. Do you work within the Community Sector (NGO or Primary Care)?

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* 3. Which organisation do you work for?

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* 4. What is your role?

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* 5. What area do you work in? (must be within the Darling Downs and West Moreton Region)

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* 6. What is your best phone number?

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* 7. What is your email address?

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* 8. Do you work in a role that requires you to use your lived experience?

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* 9. Please tick the box that represents your current employment status

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* 10. Is your employer able to fund you to attend the conference?

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* 11. Please tell us why you would like to attend this conference (no more than 150 words)

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* 12. How do you think attending the conference will enhance your ability to carry out your role? (no more than 150 words)

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* 13. What are your top professional development goals as a lived experience worker? (no more than 150 words)