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    7th Vera Scantlebury Brown Memorial Lecture presented by Professor Harriet Hiscock

    Have you checked the children? Mental health care for young Australian children: what is wrong and what can we do about it?

    Date and Time: Wednesday 21 August 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    Location: David Penington Theatre, Bio21 Institute, 30 Flemington Rd, Parkville, VIC 3052

    Free to attend but RSVP to

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  • Julia Gillard And Investigators

    The Hon. Julia Gillard AC launches the Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity

    On Monday 27 May former Prime Minister and Beyond Blue Chair, the Hon. Julia Gillard AC, officially launched the Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity and Mental Health.  

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  • Beating The Blues

    Newspaper article: Anxious for results

    Ahead of the Centre's launch, Chief Investigator and Director, Professor Harriet Hiscock was interviewed by the Herald Sun. Click here to read the article which featured in the Herald Sun Newspaper on Monday 27 May. 

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    Half of all adult mental health conditions – such as depression and anxiety – emerge before a child reaches 14 years

    Click here to read the Hon. Julia Gillard's opinion piece about childhood adversity and mental health which featured in the Herald Sun on Monday 27 June.

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    Media coverage of the CRE launch

    Watch the Channel 10 news coverage from the Centre's official launch.

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    New podcast: Youth mental health crisis on Sunday Extra

    Click here to listen to Professor Harriet Hiscock, Director and Chief Investigator of the CRE, talk about the need for more mental health services in the early childhood years with Hugh Riminton on the ABC's Radio National.  

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