Latest News & Updates from the Collective

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How do mental health professionals change their approach when working with artists? In a recent panel discussion, psychologists looked at key mental health issues in the performing arts.
We simply cannot know what’s actually going to happen next. Our industry is – yet again – demonstrating unbelievable capacity and capability to move with rapid changes.
As we transition towards COVIDSafe settings, we’ve seen our theatre capacities slowly increase from 0% to 100%. But, unlike our theatre capacities, we might have gone from 0% to 100% very quickly!
The Arts Wellbeing Collective has worked with Dr Anastasia Hronis of the Australian Institute for Human Wellness to prepare a new resource to help support the return to live performance.
As we head into Autumn and adjust to the cooler weather, this can be a great time to reflect, connect with the things and people that energise and uplift us, and prepare for what comes next.
The Arts Wellbeing Collective has prepared a new resource in partnership with Chris Cheers and Dr Jane Miskovic-Wheatley to support anyone returning to work in the performing arts industry.
The Arts Wellbeing Collective has worked with Chris Cheers and Dr Jane Miskovic-Wheatley to prepare a new resource to help leaders support the mental health and wellbeing of their teams through the return to onsite work and work-sites.
As COVID-19 restrictions ease across Australia, many of us are beginning a gradual return to work in the performing arts industry.
The final report is now available, and the Arts Wellbeing Collective has been included as a case study for supporting mentally healthy workplaces.
The Arts Wellbeing Collective COVID-19 Crisis Appeal has received the Principal Award - Most Outstanding Fundraising Project at the 2021 FIA Awards for Excellence.
2021 is upon us, and we hope it has been treating you well so far.
Miranda Ilchef speaks with Alex Rathgeber about his work through Maker Productions on the inaugural series of Sound Mind.
Thank you all for your wonderful support across 2020, and as the year draws to a close, it's heartening to see shows slowly and safely returning to our stages.
Rewatch this session presented for Music Theatre Futures that gives a brief overview of some of the simple steps you can take to help enable everyone in our industry to do their best work.
The second edition of Spotlight: The Arts Wellbeing Collective Magazine is now live! Thank you to the more than 100 people who contributed to this wonderful edition, we are honoured to showcase the incredible work happening across our sector.
Claire Spencer AM shares her experiences on the latest podcast by the Victorian Workplace Mental Wellbeing Collaboration
Claire returns to 3KND to yarn about mental health and becoming a finalist in this year's Australian Mental Health Prize.
You are warmly invited to SOUND MIND, a brand new series of music and conversation exploring mental health and the performing arts.
Seven outstanding finalists have been selected for the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize.
Discussing practical approaches to creating safe theatres
You are warmly invited to join us for a series of online presentations promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in the performing arts.
Coming soon - a music mini-series exploring mental health and the performing arts.
We are thrilled to announce that the Support Act Wellbeing Helpline has been extended to offer a Manager Support Hotline.

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