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 Disorders in Young People

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Streaming until Tuesday November 27, 2018

If we want to raise healthy adults then we need to focus on raising emotionally healthy children. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders and emerge the earliest. This presentation explores the development of anxiety, treatment options and how to best support young people.

Webcast Anxiety

Professor Jennie Hudson is the Director of the Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University. Jennie’s research focuses on understanding the factors that contribute to children’s emotional health and working to improve the services available to children experiencing anxiety and other emotional disorders. Anxiety is the most common form of mental disorder among Australian youth and one of the biggest threats to mental health. Jennie’s work at the Centre for Emotional Health impacts the lives of Australian families through the development of new ways of understanding and treating anxiety disorders. Jennie has authored over 120 peer reviewed publications. She has co-authored the book “Treating anxious children: An evidence-based approach” (2000) and edited “Psychopathology and the Family” (2006). In 2015, Jennie was elected as a member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts. She also serves on the editorial board for a number of international journals such as Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and Behaviour Research and Therapy.

Sexting – Just Rude Pictures?

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Brett Lee

Thursday 14th February

Sexting activity is viewed as a growing concern. This presentation will outline what constitutes sexting, what makes sexting illegal and the risks and the reasons why young people engage in this practice. Practical strategies in how to reduce the instances of teen sexting will be covered along with how to deal with the resulting illegal material.

This webcast will run for 40 minutes and will be streamed at 3 different sessions.

Brett Lee

Brett Lee is the founder of Internet Safe Training. Each year Brett talks to thousands of Students, Teachers and Parents about how to keep children safe online. Brett worked as a Queensland Police Officer for 22 years, 16 of those as a Detective in the field of Child Exploitation. In the 5 years prior to his retirement from the QPS, he was a specialist in the field of undercover internet child exploitation investigations. Brett has been personally involved in the online investigation, arrest and prosecution of numerous offenders whose medium for preying on children is the internet.
During his time in the QLD Police Service, Brett delivered lectures to numerous school students, teacher and parent groups at both State and non-government schools on all issues relating to internet safety. This inspired a passion to impart his expert knowledge to as many children and young adults as possible to ensure they remain safe online.

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