Thank you for joining us at our 2022 Comcare National Conference!

Over the two-day conference, we welcomed:

- 750+ delegates

- 350+ conference dinner guests

- 50+ keynotes, sessions and panels

- 35+ sponsors and exhibitors

It was great to see you all live and in-person, promoting and enabling safe and healthy work.

Conference wrap-up

Speakers

    • Future Crunch – Tané Hunter and Dr Angus Hervey

      Future Crunch

      Cancer researcher
      Political Economist

      Tané Hunter is a cancer researcher and science communicator.
      Dr Angus Hervey is a political economist specialising in the impact of disruptive technologies on society.

    • Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM

      Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM

      Commissioner of Resilience NSW

      Shane Fitzsimmons was appointed as the inaugural Commissioner for Resilience NSW and Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management with the Department of Premier and Cabinet from 1 May 2020.

    • Dion Devow

      Dion Devow

      2018 ACT Australian of the Year, Managing Director of Yerra

      Dion Devow is the Managing Director of Yerra, Owner of Darkies Designs and 2018 ACT Australian of the Year. Dion has been honoured for his outstanding service to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business community.

    • Christine Morgan

      Christine Morgan

      CEO, National Mental Health Commission

      Ms Christine Morgan is the CEO of the National Mental Health Commission and National Suicide Prevention Adviser to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Ms Morgan is a passionate leader in mental health care reform, committed to listening and responding to the voice and needs of those with lived experience.

    • Kurt Fearnley OAM

      Kurt Fearnley OAM

      Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley OAM is one of Australia's most well-known and respected athletes.

    • Belinda Neil

      Belinda Neil

      Belinda Neil had more extraordinary experiences before she was thirty-five than most people have in a lifetime – working as an undercover operative, saving lives as a hostage negotiator, heading up an elite counter-terrorist team during the Sydney Olympics, and catching some of the worst criminals in NSW.

    • Professor Sidney Dekker

      Professor Sidney Dekker

      Safety Science Innovation Lab at Griffith University

      Sidney Dekker is Professor and Director of the Safety Science Innovation Lab at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, and Professor at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University in the Netherlands.

    • Dr Fiona Kerr

      Dr Fiona Kerr

      NeuroTech Institute

      Dr Fiona Kerr is the Founder of The NeuroTech Institute (NTI), a multi-disciplinary body working at the intersection of neuroscience, emerging technology and ethical practice. NTI researches and consults internationally on a range of topics regarding the neuroscience of both human-human and human-technology interaction, neurogenesis and complex systems dynamics.

    • Ellen Fanning

      Ellen Fanning

      Conference MC

      In her 20 years as an award-winning public affairs journalist, Ellen Fanning has interviewed every Australian Prime Minister from Sir John Grey Gorton to Malcolm Turnbull.

Speakers

  • Future Crunch - Tané Hunter, Dr Angus Herve

    Future Crunch - Tané Hunter, Dr Angus Hervey

    Cancer researcher
    Political Economist

    Tané Hunter is a cancer researcher and science communicator.
    Dr Angus Hervey is a political economist specialising in the impact of disruptive technologies on society.

  • Shane Fitzsimmons

    Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM

    Commissioner of Resilience NSW

    Shane Fitzsimmons was appointed as the inaugural Commissioner for Resilience NSW and Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management with the Department of Premier and Cabinet from 1 May 2020.

  • Dion Devow

    Dion Devow

    2018 ACT Australian of the Year, Managing Director of Yerra

    Dion Devow is the Managing Director of Yerra, Owner of Darkies Designs and 2018 ACT Australian of the Year. Dion has worked in Indigenous affairs for over 20 years and has been honoured for his outstanding service to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business community. Dion has a passion for celebrating diversity in Australia and will share his personal experience of working as a conduit between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples to bring people of all nationalities together.

  • Christine Morgan

    Christine Morgan

    CEO, National Mental Health Commission

    Ms Christine Morgan is the CEO of the National Mental Health Commission and National Suicide Prevention Adviser to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Ms Morgan is a passionate leader in mental health care reform, committed to listening and responding to the voice and needs of those with lived experience.

  • Kurt Fearnley OAM

    Kurt Fearnley OAM

    Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley OAM is one of Australia's most well-known and respected athletes.

  • Belinda Neil

    Belinda Neil had more extraordinary experiences before she was thirty-five than most people have in a lifetime – working as an undercover operative, saving lives as a hostage negotiator, heading up an elite counter-terrorist team during the Sydney Olympics, and catching some of the worst criminals in NSW.

  • Professor Sidney Dekker

    Professor Sidney Dekker

    Safety Science Innovation Lab at Griffith University

    Sidney Dekker is Professor and Director of the Safety Science Innovation Lab at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, and Professor at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University in the Netherlands.

  • Dr Fiona Kerr

    Dr Fiona Kerr

    NeuroTech Institute

    Dr Fiona Kerr is the Founder of The NeuroTech Institute (NTI), a multi-disciplinary body working at the intersection of neuroscience, emerging technology and ethical practice. NTI researches and consults internationally on a range of topics regarding the neuroscience of both human-human and human-technology interaction, neurogenesis and complex systems dynamics.

  • Ellen Fanning

    Ellen Fanning

    Conference MC

    In her 20 years as an award-winning public affairs journalist, Ellen Fanning has interviewed every Australian Prime Minister from Sir John Grey Gorton to Malcolm Turnbull.

Major sponsors

  • Major partner - Allianz
  • Major partner - hsi donesafe
  • Major partner - EML
  • Technology and innovation partner - eReports
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