Mental Health and Military Experience - Activity one

Panel discussion: The Military Experience and Mental Health: Understanding the nexus

This activity is delivered via live broadcast at 7.15 - 8.30 pm AEST, Tuesday 21 May.

How to access this activity

Provided you have registered for this stream, log into the webinar room from 6.45 pm AEST on Tuesday 21 May to view the broadcast.

The link to the webinar room will be emailed to your registered email address, as well as made available on this page before the webinar is broadcast.


An interdisciplinary panel of content experts will engage in a case-based discussion sharing their insights about how and why military culture may impact veterans’ mental health.

Learning outcomes

At the activity’s conclusion, participants will:

  • better understand the experience and meaning of military culture for veterans; in particular how it might impact on their mental health when they are at home, on deployment, and/or transitioning out of the Australian Defence Force
  • have increased awareness of the mental health risk indicators and/or red flags in veterans' presentations
  • have increased knowledge about evidence-based treatments and services in treating veterans’ mental health conditions.


  • Dr Brad Murphy, Associate Professor Brad Murphy, Qld-based GP

  • Dr Loretta Poerio, ACT-based clinical psychologist

  • Dr Duncan Wallace, NSW-based psychiatrist

  • Professor Mark Creamer (facilitator), Vic-based clinical psychologist

Before the activity starts