Our current networks aim to improve the care for children and youth.
In Australia and globally, there are a range of available networks focused on topics across the lifespan. These relate to health, education, social welfare, and other emerging fields.
By taking part in an ECHO network you can gain new skills and keep up to date with best practices.
Taking part in a network is always free. All you need is an internet connection and Zoom.
Read more about how to get the most out of an ECHO network.
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Important - Transition to new iECHO platform
Please note that all ECHO networks will soon be transitioning to the new iECHO platform - starting with Child Development, Health and Wellbeing ECHO from 2 August 2023.
Current participants will receive an email invitation to register for the new platform soon.
To build a community of practice aimed at establishing shared knowledge, learning and support from neuroscience and related fields, to help children and families thrive.
2024 dates and times to be confirmed
Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Complex Pain
Paediatric Palliative Care
Child Development, Health and Wellbeing
To facilitate connections between professionals working with children and families, and build skills that promote the health and wellbeing of children and young people using an evidence-informed & systemic approach.
Wednesday 12-1pm AEST. session every 4 weeks
10 May - 22 November
Connecting First Nations Care
Supporting Multicultural Children and Youth
To create a cross-sector community of practice dedicated to improving health outcomes and educational engagement for children and youth from migrant and refugee backgrounds, and people seeking asylum. This ECHO discusses the connection between culture, language and wellbeing.
4th Thursday of the month 8-9am AEST
27 April - 23 November 2023
Supporting Teams Caring for Type 1 and/or Type 2 Diabetes
Designed to improve access to support and develop a network around teams caring for children and young people living with T1D and/or T2D.
Currently paused - future dates and times to be confirmed
It takes a village to raise a child. This network aims to build a village of professionals from health, child safety, education and our other partners to problem solve, share our successes and challenges in our work together responding to children who have been abused and/or neglected.
3rd Tuesday of the month, 9:30-11am AEST
21 February - 21 November 2023
Navigating Paediatric Disability
NDIS for General Practitioners
Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
To support effective ways of working with adolescents and young adults to help build their capacity, and build connections between professions and sectors to enable coordinated and collaborative care.
Tuesdays 9-10am AEST, monthly during school terms
Term 4 dates:
To support school-based professionals deliver individualised care for students, in collaboration with student wellbeing teams.
Paediatric Eating Disorders 'Travelling' ECHO
To build regionally focused communities of practice to support teams caring for children and young people with eating disorders.
Dates and times for the remainder of 2023 TBC
Rethinking the Crying Baby
Increasingly, Emergency Department presentations and hospital admissions are occurring for feeding, growth and settling related concerns, which may be preventable. Join this community to discuss the management of unsettled babies, including related breastfeeding and feeding challenges which can underlie crying and fussing.
Psychosocial Support for Trans and Gender Questioning Young People
To build a community of practice to support evidence-based psychosocial support for trans, gender diverse and non-binary youth.
Wednesdays 8-9 am AEST, fortnightly
25 July - 5 September 2023
Gender Dysphoria and co-occurring Mental Illness
A space for Consultant Psychiatrists and Psychiatry Registrars to discuss care for trans, gender diverse and gender-questioning children and adolescents.
Next series commencing 2024
Mind Body Symptoms: FSS Explained
To bring together end-users and data, application and technology specialists to share knowledge, ideas and expertise, in order to increase the value of health information for CHQ by improving awareness, proficiency, usage and success of health intelligence objectives.
Thursdays 12-1pm AEST, session every 4 weeks
20 July – 7 December 2023
Project ECHO in Australia
In Australia, there are a range of available networks focused on topics across the lifespan. These relate to health, education, social welfare, and other emerging fields. The current list of ECHO Hubs across Australia includes:
- Apunipima Cape York Health Council
- Australasian Palliative Link International
- Ballarat Community Health
- Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service
- Clinical Excellence Queensland
- Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN
- Goulburn Valley Health
- GP Partners Australia
- Health and Wellbeing Queensland
- Health Consumers Queensland
- Hunter New England & Central Coast PHN
- Liverpool Hospital
- Metro South Hospital and Health Service
- Northern Territory PHN
- Prader-Willi Syndrome Australia
- Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
- South Australian Postgraduate Medical Education Association dba SAPMEA
- St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
- State of Tasmania (Tasmanian Health Service)
- Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
- Superhub: Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service
- Sydney North Health Network
- Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE)
- The Royal Women's Hospital
- Thorne Harbour Health
- Townsville HHS
- University of Melbourne
- University of New South Wales
- VCS Foundation Ltd.
- Western Australia Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA)
- West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
- Western NSW PHN
- Western Victoria PHN
Visit Start an ECHO to find out more about partnering with Project ECHO and launching your first network.
Last updated: September 2023