PTS17 International Forum

PTS17 Forum like its predecessor will bring together many people from both here in Australia and overseas who are involved in researching, diagnosing and treating all aspects of PTS.

PTS17 follows on from a promise from Stand Tall 4 PTS Founder, Tony Dell, to continue to “Seek more solutions together.”

Too often in the past, events like this stagnate after the first bottle of champagne is opened. I promise every Australian living with PTSD, that this will not happen here.Tony Dell

This year we’re concentrating on Recovery and Transition with special presenters from the UK, USA and Canada giving us an insight to what happens in their countries. There will also be sessions on advances in diagnosis and treatment.

RSL (Queensland Branch)

Our Patron Partner for PTS17

We wish to acknowledge RSL (Queensland Branch) as our Patron Partner for The PTS17 International Forum.

Since 1916, the Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) has existed to ensure help is always available to the men and women of the Australia Defence Forces (ADF). Originally formed by a group of returned soldiers, providing support, advice and camaraderie has always been core to their purpose.

PTS17 Also Supported By

The Queensland Mental Health Commision was established to encourage and facilitate change to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders

Speaker Spotlight

Dr Walter Busuttil
Combat Stress


Mr Stewart Cameron CSC
State President, RSL (Queensland Branch)

The Hon Dan Tehan MP
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

Prof Sandy McFarlane
Director, Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies.

Full list of Speakers

For a full list of confirmed speakers, including biographies, click here.

PTS17 International Forum

This is our second International Forum for PTS, designed to bring together people and organizations to share knowledge and advancements in treatment for this illness.
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RSL Queensland Networking and Research Dinner

Attendees can expect a night filled with sporting celebrities and entertainment to be held in the Plaza Ballroom at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition
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Community Awareness Day

To be held at Wests Rugby Club, Toowong. Attendees will be able to talk with their favorite sportsmen and women. Kids can bowl to, or bat against cricket stars, kick a footy with a Bronco, Red, or Lion, or pass a netball to a Firebird. Interactive Military and First responder displays with Vehicles and personnel.  The younger ones can meet Peppa Pig, or bounce on a jumping castle!
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