These training modules are for people with a lived experience of mental ill-health and their families and carers. 

Available courses

Advocacy Skills Videos & Tip Sheets


These five advocacy skills videos and tip sheets provide consumers, families and carers with the skills to advocate for individual and organisational changes in mental health.

Topics covered include:




Looking after yourself

Briefing and debriefing

Keeping the enthusiasm going

Reflection and evaluation

Advocacy and the organisation



Advocacy Skill Builder Webinars




This free webinar series has been created specifically for Consumers and Carers who want to take the next step into advocacy.

Each webinar has a subject matter expert as a guest speaker, as well as our own lived experience facilitator, to help you further develop the skills that are beneficial as an advocate.  



If you are looking to contribute to improvements to mental health services, these webinars will cover these 6 key topics:



Advocacy Top Tips



Looking after yourself



How to be heard



Briefing & debriefing



Keeping the enthusiasm going



Self reflection/self evaluation




Our Connection Webinar Series




This series of recorded webinars aims to support connection during COVID-19 and beyond and is presented by consumers and carers with a lived experience. Lived Experience Australia wants to promote and facilitate connectedness for the mental
health lived experience community especially during these uncertain times. We understand how important and essential a sense of connection with others is to our wellbeing.