Strong Central West 2021 Conference

Thursday 29 April & Friday 30 April 2021

 APPLI and Scots All Saints College will host Strong Central West 2021 - a conference to collaborate, learn, celebrate and promote the wellbeing and resilience of the Central West.

 We believe the Central West thrives when our community members are at their best. That is why Strong Central West 2021 brings together local schools, workplaces, families, senior citizens, community members and government to discover how we can thrive across all facets of work and life.

 The conference will feature interactive learning from world-renowned leaders in Wellbeing, Resilience, Positive Psychology and Mental Fitness partnered with the local Central West community. Together, Central West organisations and wellbeing experts will share their knowledge on how to improve and sustain wellbeing for all people living, working and teaching in the region. The program will feature local case studies, practical application of cutting-edge scientific research, interactive workshops, and exciting experiential activities. 

This is the first initiative of its kind for the region which will lead to many other sustained long-term programs to create a strong, thriving Central West. This conference will be of value to everyone interested in the positive outcomes that come from improved wellbeing and resilience.

Program at a Glance

The conference will feature interactive learning from world-renowned leaders in Wellbeing, Resilience, Positive Psychology and Mental Fitness partnered with members of the local Central West community.  More exciting activities, presentations and masterclasses will be announced soon so please stay tuned!

Speakers and Presenters

Strong Central West 2021 will feature presentations, masterclasses and fun interactive sessions from leading wellbeing experts and local Central West community members.  For speaker bios please click here.

Submit Your Case Study

We believe the Central West thrives when our community members are at their best. That is why the Strong Central West 2021 Conference is inviting members of the Central West community to put forward their own unique case study to feature in the conference program.   We want to hear about the good work that you are doing or a problem situation you might be experiencing in your school, workplace or community in relation to mental health, wellbeing and resilience. Please contact us if you would like to share your experience, or ask for advice regarding a problem or challenge you would like to address.

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Scots All Saints College and Appli are committed to creating greater wellbeing and resilience in the Central West, but we can create a more significant impact with the help of Central West businesses and the community.   You can help support Strong Central West 2021 and put a spotlight on your organisation through our exhibition and sponsorship opportunities.  Contact us to learn more.

Travel and Accommodation

Strong Central West 2021 will be held at Scots All Saints College in Bathurst. Bathurst and its surrounding towns certainly have a lot to offer anyone interested in Australian history. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland European settlement, founded in 1815 and grew in the 1850s when the gold rush began. Now a prominent destination known for food, wine and rich history - Bathurst is the perfect mix of old and new. Click here to view accommodation and tourism information for the Central West Region.