theoration

 

The Oration and Investiture Ceremony is the formal part of the ACMHN's International Mental Health Nursing Conference each year.

During the Investiture, new members, Life Members and Fellows are invested into the College by the President, on behalf of the Board of Directors. An Oration is then delivered by a prominent member of the mental health community. 


Twenty-third Annual Oration and Investiture
Brisbane Australia, October 2015
Fay Jackson 

Twenty-second Annual Oration and Investiture
Melbourne Australia, 6 October 2014
Barbara Hocking OAM

Twenty-first Annual Oration and Investiture
Perth Australia, 21 October 2013
Fit for purpose: mental health nursing in the 21st century
Professor Wendy Cross, President ACMHN


Twentieth Annual Oration and Investiture
Darwin Australia, 3 October 2012
Trauma Informed Practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
Debra Hocking


PDF DownloadNineteenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Gold Coast Australia, 4 October 2011
Peter Santangelo, President ACMHN


PDF DownloadEighteenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Hobart Australia, 30 August 2010
Social Inclusion – resourceful and resilient communities or another candle in the wind?
Professor David Adams, BA (Hons), NSW, MA, DipPubPol, PhD


PDF DownloadSeventeenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Sydney Australia, 1 October 2009
Mind to Care and a Future of Hope
Professor Gail Stuart


PDF DownloadSixteenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Melbourne Australia, 10 October 2008
Control to creativity: leadership optimism
Barbara Keeble-Devlin


PDF DownloadFifteenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Cairns North Queensland Australia, 10 October 2007
If you always do what you have always done, then you always get what you have always got
Professor Kim Usher


PDF DownloadFourteenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Alice Springs Northern Territory Australia, 4 October 2006
Who cares any more anyway?
Phil Barker PhD RN FRCN, Visiting Professor, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


Thirteenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Fremantle Western Australia, 26 October 2005
Dr Phil Maude


PDF DownloadTwelth Annual Oration and Investiture
Canberra Australia, 22 September 2004
Geraldine Doogue


PDF DownloadEleventh Annual Oration and Investiture
Rotorua New Zealand, 10 September 2003
Dr Frances Hughes, Chief Advisor Nursing Ministry of Health


PDF DownloadTenth Annual Oration and Investiture
Sydney New South Wales, 16 October 2002
Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of Mental Health Nursing
Sandra Hoot OAM, Director, Division of Mental Health, Fairfield and Liverpool Health Services, SWSAHS


PDF DownloadNinth Annual Oration and Investiture
Melbourne Victoria, 2 October 2001
Health and Humanity: An Improbable Partnership?
Janet Meagher AM, NSW Consumer Advisory Group, Mental Health


Eighth Annual Oration and Investiture
Broadbeach Queensland, 4 September 2000
Mental health nursing: celebrating choice to shape the future beyond 2000
Professor Barbara A. Hayes


PDF DownloadSeventh Annual Oration and Investiture
Launceston Tasmania, 10 September 1999
Nursing and the health of people: Are we going forwards or backwards?
Ms Gillian Biscoe, RN, CM, BHA, MSc, MAICD, FCN(NSW), FRCNA, MACHSE


PDF DownloadSixth Annual Oration and Investiture
Fremantle Western Australia, 7 October 1998
Prospects and Opportunities for Mental Health Nursing in the New Millennium
Emeritus Professor Michael Clinton


PDF DownloadFifth Annual Oration and Investiture
Adelaide South Australia, 20 October 1997
Changing times, changing practices
Fran Sutton, Associate Professor of Mental Health Nursing

 

Fourth Annual Oration and Investiture
1996

 

Third Annual Oration and Investiture
September 1995
The politicicisation of mental health nursing
Patricia Staunton

 

Second Annual Oration and Investiture
1994

 

Inaugural Oration and Investiture
September 1993
Claiming the future: mental health nursing - 2000 and beyond 
Sandra Speedy