We aim to improve interdisciplinary and collaborative mental health care practices

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) provides practitioners the opportunity to participate in our two interdisciplinary programs: MHPN practitioner networks and the National online professional development program.

Find and join a network

Our local networks connect practitioners across metropolitan, rural, regional and remote Australia.

Register for a webinar

Our webinars feature leading experts in their field and cover a wide range of topical mental health issues.

Watch Past Webinars

Did you miss a live MHPN webinar? All our webinars are available to watch and download from the webinar library.

Start a network

Establish a network in your local area with the support of MHPN.

Subscribe to our e-news

Keep up-to-date with the latest in MHPN news and mental health events. Subscribe to our Connect e-news mailing list.

BPD networks

Did you know MHPN runs BPD focussed practitioner networks around Australia?

Guest Speaker Register

Register your interest to present on your mental health specialty area or service at a face-to-face network meeting.

Upcoming webinar

Responding to the needs of a person presenting with suicidality

Facts and Figures

From July 1st 2017 to June 30th 2018, 16,000 practitioner attendances were recorded at 1133 network meetings in 369 locations across the country.  Over 13,000 practitioners participated in an interdisciplinary professional development webinar. Based on 80% returned data.

Key achievements at June 2018.

  • 369 networks established and supported
  • 40% of networks in rural/remote regions
  • 159 special interest networks
  • 87 webinars produced (inclusive of partnership webinars & since start of webinar program)
  • 204,000 + downloads and views of webinar recordings (since start of webinar program)
  • 59,000+ participated in live webinars (since start of webinar program) 
  • View MHPN's Project Update.

Latest News

MHPN Project Testimonial

"MHPN networks have been invaluable to psychologists working in private practice"
Professor Lyn Littlefield, Executive Director OAM, APS

"MHPN provides opportunities to collaborate with our interdisciplinary colleagues and learn new skills to make the provision of mental health care more responsive and innovative"
Glenys Wilkinson, CEO Australian Association of Social Workers

Mental Health Professionals' Network

1800 209 031
(03) 9639 8936

67 131 543 229
Postal address
PO Box 203
Flinders Lane
VIC 8009

Physical address

Emirates House
Level 6, 257 Collins Street,
Melbourne, Victoria

Member organisations

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Australian Psychological Society the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Partner organisations

Occupational Therapy Australia Ltd Australian Association of Social Workers ACRRM - Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine