Call for abstracts extended to 26 March 2018

Issues, Challenges and Ways Forward

Building a more resilient culture within higher education and the local community

The second Australasian Mental Health and Higher Education Conference (AMHHEC) will be held 6-7 July 2018 at James Cook University's Townsville Campus in North Queensland.

The event is open to researchers, educators, students, HDR candidates, mental health professionals, consumers, carers, providers, community groups, and key organisations in higher education and the broader community.

The main focus of AMHHEC is working with students and staff in higher education to improve their experiences and outcomes in higher education.

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts closesExtended to 26 March 2018
Authors advised of abstract submission outcome15 April 2018
Presenter acceptances26 April 2018
Early Bird registration closes30 April 2018
Presenter registration due25 May 2018
Full papers due for special edition peer reviewed journal6 August 2018

When we have good mental health, we are able to realise our abilities, cope with the normal stresses of life, work fruitfully and productively, and better contribute to our community.

World Health Organisation, 2014

Cultural Evening Social Event

Friday, 6 July 2018 from 5:30pm til late at JCU Townsville

The 2018 Conference will feature a cultural evening to enable delegates to catch up with one another, make new connections and maximise networking opportunities.

The cultural evening provides a relaxed atmosphere and will include live music, canap├ęs, and beverages for your enjoyment.


The Cultural Evening is included in all Full Conference registrations.

Additional Cultural Evening tickets for day delegates or accompanying people will be available at a cost of $15 and can be purchased online during Registration.

The dress code will be smart casual.


Enquiries regarding the 2018 Cultural Evening may be forwarded to the Conference Committee by email to


JCU extends its sincere thanks to the following sponsors of the 2018 AMHHEC

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