Current networks

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 and the technical aspects you need to participate.

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Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Complex Pain

To enable the delivery of developmentally sensitive, personalised care for every child, adolescent and young adult with chronic pain.

Tuesdays 12-1pm AEST, session every 4 weeks

14 February - 24 October 2023

Paediatric Palliative Care

Connecting Australian cross-sector providers, to build a supportive community of practice, enhancing holistic palliative care to children living with life limiting conditions.

3rd Wednesday of the month, time TBC

15 February - 21 November 2023

Connecting First Nations Care

To highlight the patient care journey through services and systems, and to problem-solve challenges to connected care for First Nations young people and their families.

Mondays 12-1:30pm AEST, session every 4 weeks

Commencing April 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.

Family Wellbeing

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

North Queensland Family Wellbeing

To build a cross-sector community of practice around domestic and family violence and child protection in North Queensland, led by clinicians from North West Hospital and Health Service.

2nd Wednesday of the month, 9:30-10:30am AEST

8 February - 14 June 2023

Navigating Paediatric Disability

Designed to build a cross sector community of practice for teams supporting children and young people living with a disability, so that we can work better together.

Thursdays 12:30-2pm AEST, fortnightly during school terms

Commencing 2 February 2023

NDIS for General Practice

Join to gain practical advice about how to access the NDIS for children and young people with disability.

Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm AEST, weekly

1 March - 29 March, and then repeated 3 May - 31 May 2023

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, fortnightly during school terms

31 January - 28 March 2023
18 April - 13 June 2023

School-based Care

To support school-based professionals deliver individualised care for students, in collaboration with student wellbeing teams.

Re-commencing Term 2 2023, dates and times to be confirmed.

Paediatric Eating Disorders 'Travelling' ECHO

To build regionally focused communities of practice to support teams caring for children and young people with eating disorders.

Gold Coast region: 12:30-1:30 pm AEST, 1 March -22 March 2023

Region TBC:  12:30-1:30 pm AEST, 3 May -24 May 2023

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.

2nd Thursday of the month 8-9 am AEST

9 February - 8 June 2023

Gender Health Care

To build a community of practice to support evidence-based psychosocial support for trans, gender diverse and non-binary youth.

Dates for 2023 to be confirmed.

Gender Medicine for Medical Prescribers

Designed to support medical providers currently prescribing or wanting to learn how to prescribe gender affirming medical treatment.

Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 pm AEST, weekly

1 March - 29 March 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.

Wednesdays 8-9 am AEST, fortnightly

1 February - 29 March 2023

Mind Body Symptoms: FSS Explained

To grow a community of practice for clinicians who work with or want to learn more about supporting the recovery of young people with functional somatic symptoms.

2nd Thursday of the month 1-2 pm AEST

9 February - 14 September 2023

International networks

There are ECHO hubs all around the world and joining their networks is free.

You can find network programs in the University of New Mexico ECHO Partner Portal. You can also use their interactive dashboard to find ECHO hubs around the world.

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
  • Dokotela
  • 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: March 2023