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Friday 30th August 2019 | Melbourne Convention Centre

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Conference Overview

Safe Sleep Space is delighted to be partnering with COPE: Centre of Perinatal Excellence, Australia’s peak body in perinatal mental health, to deliver 2019’s must-see conference for health professionals working in perinatal health.

The theme for the conference is: Partnering in Practice – Bringing Together Best Practice in Perinatal Care and will cover a range of contemporary topics emerging in perinatal health today. 

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Conference Overview

Who Should Attend?

Midwives, Child and Family Health Nurses, GP’s, Psychologists, Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Outreach Workers, and anyone providing care, education and/or counselling to expectant and new parents.

Keynote Speakers

Dr Jade Bilardi, Honorary Research Fellow, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne

Prof Meredith Temple-SmithDeputy Head of the Department of General Practice at the University of Melbourne

Dr Kaylene Henderson, Child Psychiatrist and Parent Educator

Dr Sarah Cotton, Co-Founder, Director and Psychologist, Transitioning Well

Shusannah Morris, CEO & Co Founder, Life's Little Treasures Foundation

Melissa Grant, Director,  Nourish Baby

Lynn Hughes, Australian Immunisation Networks Manager, GSK

Cindy Davenport, Director, Safe Sleep Space

Dr Nicole Highet, Founder and Executive Director, COPE

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Early Bird Rate: $245 available until 31/5/19

Standard Rate: $285 after 31/5/19

10% discount available for groups of 5+ 

Student Rate $195

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Continuing Professional Development and Continuing Education Recognition Points:

 5.5 CPD hours, 5.75R CERPs (C21905)

ACM 5.5 CPD points

Thank you to our valued partners and sponsors:

Major partner:

Gold Sponsor:


Conference venue:

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Melbourne, VIC 3000


There’s a huge variety of accommodation close to MCEC including the Pan Pacific Melbourne directly connected via a private internal walkway.

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For more information:

Please call us on 1300 775 337 or email our Conference Manger on