BEING Leadership Academy Launch


Held on Thursday, February 25, 2021

What time?

11:00 AM AEDT - 12:30 PM AEDT



To view the on demand recording, simply click on the link below:

About the Webinar

Join us for the launch of the BEING Leadership Academy and find out:

  • Why we created the BEING Leadership Academy
  • Speak Up, Peer Up, Lead Up: The range of new short courses and workshops on offer
  • The development process: Our partnership with Nottingham Recovery College to co-produce and co-design some new courses
  • How you can get involved and the eligibility and enrolment process
  • Hear from a guest speaker on the benefits of peer education


Irene Gallagher

Irene is the CEO of BEING – Mental Health Consumers. After establishing her career in executive management in the corporate sector, Irene followed her passion of working in the mental health sector and uses her own personal experiences of mental health issues to inform her work today. Her contributions to education within the sector include developing and facilitating training and education, course work development for the Masters of Mental Health, the development and management of the peer workforces across NSW and the establishment of Recovery Colleges. 

Janette Curtin

Janette is the manager of the BEING Leadership Academy. She has a long history in the health sector and has been an educator for more than 26 years specialising in writing education programs in health, aged care, nursing, mental health and Aboriginal Primary Health Care. She believes learning is a lifelong skill and a wonderful, shared activity that can be accessible for all.