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Project Report: Psychosocial Hazards in the Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce

March 2024

The Psychosocial Hazards in the Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce project (the Project) has identified unique workplace psychosocial hazards of the Mental Health and Suicidality Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce working in the public and community health system.

Lived Experience Consultant Register


If you would like to be added to our Lived Experience Consultant register, please forward us your Expression of Interest. 


Annual General Meeting 2022

22 November 2022

QLEWN is delighted to be holding our first AGM!  All members are welcome and we hope to see you there.  Our AGM notice can be found at the link below.

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Connecting in a changing World

April 2020

Recognising the importance of connecting the Lived Experience workforce in the changing COVID-19 pandemic environment a number of online community of practice sessions were held. 


QLEWN Strategic Planning Day

November 2018

QLEWN held a strategic planning day attended by 63 Lived Experience workers from across Queensland, to discuss and inform the priorities and structure for establishing the workforce peak body.  This event was supported by Brook RED and Brisbane North PHN.

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Building Foundations Forum

May 2018

Over 70 delegates from across Queensland attended this event and expressed an overwhelming consensus that there is a need to establish a Queensland peak body to ensure future support, best practice and wellbeing of the Lived Experience Workforce.

Management Committee Expression of Interest

24th January 2024

We currently have two (2) vacancies on our Management Committee we are accepting Expressions of Interest


Annual General Meeting 2023

11 December 2023

Our Annual General Meeting for 2023 was held online, at 5:30pm on Monday the 11th December.

Workforce Summit

22 November 2022

A gathering of Lived Experience workers to define key priorities -- training and skill development, practice supervision, networks and pathways -- for strengthening our existing and emerging workforce.  This event is supported by the Qld Mental Health Commission.

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Submission to Productivity Commission

December 2019

QLEWN submitted a collective response to the Productivity Commission Mental Health Draft Report, released in October 2019. The Roundtable response was focused on the sections of the Draft Report that addressed workforce development for the Lived Experience workforce.

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QLEWN 2018 Workforce Survey

November 2018

A survey of 155 Lived Experience workers from across Queensland to inform establishing a peak body.  This supported by Brook RED and Brisbane North PHN.

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