Orations

2022
The Elephant Leaves the Room
Professor Frank Oberklaid AM

Other Orations

2019
Mental Health & Schooling
Professor Field Rickards, Dr Lisa McKay-Brown, Associate Professor Peggy Kern
2018
Prevention of Mental Disorders in Children
Dr Allan Mawdsley OAM
2017
Advocating on the Edge in Public Service
Dr Patricia Brown, Director, Children’s Court Clinic
2016
Psychotherapy for the very old and the very young
Reverend Dr Francis Macnab AM OM PhD DD
2015
Hearing the Voice of Vulnerable Children
Bernie Geary, Principal Commissioner, Victorian Commission for Children and Young Persons
2014
Cry Freedom! Child asylum seekers in Australia : The intersection of human rights and mental health
Professor Louise Newman AM

Dr. Winston Rickards AM

A life of advocacy for the young (1920 - 2007)
Inaugural President