SANE Aust Awards Hocking Fellowship for Mental Health Awareness

By January 8, 2014 No Comments

SANE Australia has announced the establishment of the Hocking Fellowship as a new award for the promotion of a better understanding of mental illness.

The Fellowship celebrates the contribution of Barbara Hocking OAM, (Executive Director of SANE Australia 1995-2012) in her work towards a better life for all people affected by mental illness.

The Fellowship carries an award of $20,000 to cover travel, accomodation and associated costs to allow nominees to undertake study visits in Australia or overseas aimed at:

    • exchanging information with other mental health organisations
    • drawing lessons from their experience 
    • disseminating their findings
    • using what they have learned to promote better mental health in Australia.

For more information go to www.sane.org/hocking-award  or see the attached media release