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Mental Health Australia's AGM, 2022 Grace Groom Memorial Oration

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Note: Registration to virtually attend is still available.

Thursday 24 November

Annual General Meeting - 5.30pm

In-person in Canberra 
Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia,
30 Parkes Pl, Parkes ACT 2600

Or via Zoom 

2022 Grace Groom Memorial Oration and Dinner - 6pm

The 2022 Grace Groom Memorial Oration will be delivered by influential Indigenous lawyer, activist and Director of the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership, Noel Pearson

Grace Groom Memorial Orator: Noel Pearson

Noel Pearson comes from the Guugu Yimidhirr community of Hopevale on South Eastern Cape York Peninsula. He is an Indigenous Australian, land rights activist and a history and law graduate of the University of Sydney.

Noel is an Advisor for the Cape York Partnership (CYP) and Chairman of Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA), and a current Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow of the University of Melbourne.

Noel’s goal is to enable Cape York’s Indigenous people to have the capacity to choose the life they have reason to value by reinstating the rights of Aboriginal people to take responsibility for their lives.

Noel Pearson is also on the Uluru Statement From the Heart Advisory Group.

In-person in Canberra dinner ticket:

  • Mental Health Australia Member ticket price $120 pp (inc. GST and processing fee) includes canapes, a two-course meal, beverages and face-to-face networking
  • Non-Member ticket price $150pp (inc. GST and processing fee) includes canapes, a two-course meal, beverages and face-to-face networking

    Or live-stream the 2022 Grace Groom Memorial Oration via Zoom

These are ticketed events with in-person (in Canberra) and virtual attendance options. Registration is essential. 

Zoom details will be sent in the week commencing Monday 21 November. Click on 'Get Tickets' to register.

*Please Note: All Mental Health Australia Events will follow a COVID Safe Plan developed in consultation with the venue and based on ACT Health Guidelines at the time of planning and then delivery of the event.

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Refund policy

If registered guests are unable to attend events in person in Canberra, Mental Health Australia will endeavour to refund tickets pending state-based COVID-19 restrictions. Grace Groom Memorial Oration Due to venue requirements, cancellation of (in-person attendance) tickets within 5 days of the event can not be refunded.