Generation Next has started a new and exciting initiative – live webcasts! Enabling professionals, parents, young people and those who support young people to participate in Generation Next and Healthed’s educational seminars.

Now rural and remote teachers, mental health professionals, GPs,  other health professionals, parents and carers can access the seminars via their computers or digital devices.

Stream the seminar on your computer, tablet or internet-connected device. Instructions on how to log in to the webcast will be emailed to registered delegates in the weeks before the event.

Is Your Computer Webcast Ready?

Making sure you have the right browser and media player now means you don’t miss out on the webcast.
If you do not meet these requirements you may not be able to access the webcast.

  1. Make sure your internet speed is 5mbps or higher.
    Go to to test your internet speed.
  2. Update your internet browser to the latest version.
    Older versions will not load the webcast. Click this link to find out how to update your Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari browsers.
  3. Update your media player to the latest version.
    Click here to ensure that Adobe Flash is installed on your computer –
    Flash Player 10.2 or later is required for the webcast.
  4. Check that your speakers work.
    If speakers are attached to your computer or internet-enabled TV, check that they are plugged in and turned on.
    Play one of the Generation Next videos to see that your audio is working properly – Generation Next Youtube
  5. Are videos blocked at your office?
    If you are watching the webcast at your practice or organisation, make sure that video is not blocked by your IT department.

If the device you are testing doesn’t meet these requirements, you may need to watch the webcast at another location or on another device.

Generation Next recognises not everyone can attend our face to face events so we are trialling this new initiative to make information on critically important topics available nationwide via webcast. To maximise accessibility the webcast is free of charge.

Setting up and executing these webcasts entails considerable costs. Please consider helping us offset these costs by purchasing our handbooks or donating. All proceeds are used to cover the cost of our free webcasts, non-profit events and research.

You must register before the webcast. Registration is FREE.

Once you are registered you will immediately receive a confirmation of registration by email. Please check this email to ensure that all your details are correct. A few days prior the event you will receive another email with the weblink and login password to access the webcast.

The webcast will be accessible from this webpage. Use the login password as instructed just prior to or at the time of the webcast. You will be able to login up to 60 mins prior to the webcast.

If you are having trouble with logging in or with the webcast itself contact our webcast helpdesk on 1300 797 794.

Common fixes

1. Refresh your page

Click refreshor highlight the browser address bar and hit enter to refresh your page

2. Open the webcast in a different browser

For example, if you are currently in Internet Explorer, try opening the webcast in a different browser such Chrome or Firefox.

3. Try a different device

Try to open on another computer, smartphone or tablet device

4. Check with IT

Make sure the page isn’t blocked by internet controls, also see the section above ‘Read this First! FAQ

Still having trouble?
Contact our friendly team on 1300 797 794. Please note, there may be extended wait times due to the high volume of viewers on webcast day. We thank you for your patience and apologise for the inconvenience.

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Anxiety — Practical Support Strategies for School Communities

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Educators, parents and mental health workers are reporting an increase of anxiety in children and young people, commencing at an early age. This presentation will assist those who support children and young people to recognise signs of anxiety and other common mental health issues, when to be concerned and provide some practical support strategies to teach coping skills designed to reduce stress and anxiety.

Kristen is the head of headspace (the National Youth Mental Health Foundation) Schools and a highly respected and sought after presenter nationally and internationally on the topics of youth mental health and wellbeing, suicide postvention, and principal and school staff self-care. Kristen has significantly contributed to the synergy between education and youth mental health; from government policy to leading headspace School Support  a service that has contributed to the national and international evidence for best practice in working with suicide in school communities. Combining her experience as an educator and principal, with her passion for and experience in mental health and wellbeing education; Kristen leads a multi-disciplinary, national team of mental health and education consultants to support Australia’s primary and secondary schools better manage mental health and wellbeing; from promotion and prevention to early intervention and postvention.

Zone Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
VIC/NSW/TAS/ACT/QLD 10:30 – 11:10am 3:30 – 4:10pm 7:00 – 7:40pm
SA/NT 10:00 – 10:40am 3:00 – 3:40pm 6:30 – 7:10pm
WA 8:30 – 9:10am 1:30 – 2:10pm 5:00 – 5:40pm
NZ 12:30 – 1:10pm 5:30 – 6:10pm 9:00 – 9:40pm

A certificate will be sent to those who participate in the webcast which many professionals can use to self-allocate professional development.

Zone Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
VIC/NSW/TAS/ACT 10:30 – 11:10am 3:30 – 4:10pm 7:00 – 7:40pm
QLD 9:30 – 10:10am 2:30 – 3:10pm 6:00 – 6:40pm
NT 9:00 – 9:40am 2:00 – 2:40pm 5:30 – 6:10pm
SA 10:00 – 10:40am 3:00 – 3:40pm 6:30 – 7:10pm
WA 7:30 – 8:10am 12:30 – 1:10pm 4:00 – 4:40pm
NZ 12:30 – 1:10pm 5:30 – 6:10pm 9:00 – 9:40pm
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Zone Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
VIC/NSW/TAS/ACT 10:30 – 11:10am 3:30 – 4:10pm 7:00 – 7:40pm
QLD 9:30 – 10:10am 2:30 – 3:10pm 6:00 – 6:40pm
SA 10:00 – 10:40am 3:00 – 3:40pm 6:30 – 7:10pm
WA 7:30 – 8:10am 12:30 – 1:10pm 4:00 – 4:40pm
NT 9:00 – 9:40am 2:00 – 2:40pm 5:30 – 6:10pm
NZ 12:30 – 1:10pm 5:30 – 6:10pm 9:00 – 9:40pm