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Mindframe’s communications work to feature at this year’s ANZCA Conference

5 July 2017

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s Mindframe team is pleased to again be presenting as part of the annual Australian and New Zealand Communications Association conference in Sydney this week.

The team will showcase its collaborative work with the media and communications organisations, focusing on aspects of the conference theme, Communication Worlds: Access, Voice, Diversity, Engagement.

Hunter Institute Project Lead Sara Bartlett is looking forward to the conference and the opportunity to share ideas and connect with new partners across the communications sector.

“Mental health and suicide prevention are issues of national importance. How we communicate about these issues and the things we express publicly through media and social media have an impact and can make a difference.

“I am looking forward to presenting on the work of Mindframe and to share our team’s knowledge about best practice communication of mental illness and suicide,” she said.

Sara Bartlett

Details about the Mindframe conference presentations are outlined below:

Wednesday 5th July 2017

Charting the Communications Landscape: Collaboration for Change
11:30am – 1:00pm Concurrent Session, Organisational Communications

Thursday 6th July 2017

Do Australian Media Agree with Recommendations for Reporting Suicide?
1:00pm – 3:30pm Concurrent Session, Health Communications stream

The Australian and New Zealand Communications Association Conference will bring together researchers, students, and teachers from an expanding array of communication disciplines for the annual conference facilitated this year by the University of Sydney from 5th – 7th July.

For more information about the conference and other events, visit: