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

Northern Queensland PHN is an independent not-for-profit commissioning organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health to improve the health outcomes of the region.

We identify where there are areas of need, such as lack of health care services, difficulty in accessing these services, or regions with particularly high health needs, and work closely with GPs, allied health care providers, hospitals and the broader community to ensure patients can receive the right care in the right place at the right time.

Northern Queensland PHN is offering 3 Lived Experience workers FULL Scholarship (including return flights, 2 nights hotel accommodation and free registration scholarships to the upcoming dialogue: 2019 Lived Experience Workforce Conference being hosted by Brook RED on Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th May 2019.

Please note, the Northern Queensland PHN scholarships are available only to those lived experience workers who practice in the Northern Queensland PHN region.  

More information can be found at:
https://www.dialogconference.com.au/

Requirements to attend:
Lived Experience Workers within the Primary Care and NGO sector
Ability to attend both days 8th & 9th May 
Northern Queensland PHN will cover return flights, 2 nights accommodation and registration to the conference.  A cash alternative is not available, flight and accommodation dates cover the event dates only. 

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.

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 Monday 15th April.

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

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 Northern Queensland PHN 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)

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