Held monthly at Level 1/37 Mollison St, Abbotsford.
Meetings are from 10am–12pm on the second Thursday of every month. In 2017, they will be on:
9 November - Annual General Meeting
Tandem's AGM was held on 10 November 2016. The keynote address was given by Dr Margaret Grigg who provided an update on the Victorian 10 Year Mental Health Plan. Dr Grigg also noted the development of a Carer Statement currently underway and being led by Carers Victoria. Tandem was described as a key participant in the development of this statement as the peak body for Mental Health Carers.
Kali Paxinos provided reflections and stories from her decades as a Mental Health Carer and was also later announced as the recipient of the Lifetime Contribution Award for Exceptional Service to Families & Carers in Mental Health.
The Chair thanked the 2015–16 Board and acknowledged their commitment and dedication throughout the previous year. Colin Fryer was re-elected as Chair, and welcomed the following 2016–17 members:
Deputy Chair: Michelle Swann
Treasurer: Rachael Lovelock
Ordinary members: Matthew Jackman, Peter McKenzie, Frances Sanders, Cathy Spencer, Simon Stafrace and Lisa Sweeney.
The Tandem 2016 Annual Report can be downloaded here.