Connecting People and Ideas in the Hearing Voices Movement

Hearing Voices – Journeys to Understanding

cloudiconWorking together to build our understanding about hearing voices and new ways of thinking about recovery.For voice hearers, consumers, service users, clinicians, community workers, carers and family, researchers and students.Three days of new ideas, collaborative conversations, innovative research and practice, and stories of hope and creativity.

You can now book your place on this exciting three day conference.

Speakers Include:


Dr Rufus May (UK) | Rachel Waddingham (UK) | Will Hall (US)
Debra Lampshire (NZ) | Arana Pearson (NZ) | Ron Coleman (UK)
Prof Alan Rosen (AU) | Dr Lewis Mehl-Madrona (US) | Dr Dirk Corstens (NDL)
A/Prof Flavie Waters (AU) | John Watkins (AU) | Dr Simon McCarthy Jones (AU)

Themes include:

  • Madness has meaning
  • Inviting curiosity about voices
  • A new era in leadership by those with lived experience
  • New practice and research for working with voices
  • Opening new doors for families and carers of voice hearers

To read more about speakers and themes, please see:

Book Your Place Now

Type Early Bird
1 June-31 July
1 Aug-31 Oct
1 Nov-19 Nov
Full: 3 Days $550 $627 $781
Full: 2 Days $418 $484 $605
Full Fee: 1 Day $231 $275 $341
Waged Consumers, Carers & Full-time Students: 3 Days $352 $407 $506
Waged Consumers, Carers & Full-time Students: 2 Days $275 $308 $385
Waged Consumers, Carers & Full-time Students: 1 Day $154 $176 $220
Concession: 3 Days $198 $231 $286
Concession: 2 Days $154 $176 $220
Concession: 1 Day $88 $99 $121

All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and GST inclusive.

Fees include attendance at all congress sessions and activities, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and delegate packs.

The congress organisers will announce a limited number of subsidies for consumers and carers in the coming months. Join their mailing list to keep up with news about subsidies, or keep an eye on their website:

Please note: Intervoice is not hosting this congress ourselves, please see to book your place or ask any questions

Find Out More

Congress Website: Keep up to date with latest developments

Congress Brochure: Find out more about the Congress

Registration Fees: Download registration fees

Registration FAQs: Frequently asked questions about registration

Congress Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Congress Accommodation: Information on accommodation in Melbourne

Congress Newsletter #1

Congress Newsletter #2Speaker profiles: Dr Rufus May & Will Hall

Congress Newsletter #3Speaker profiles: Speaker profiles: Lindy Moffatt & Rachel Waddingham

Congress Newsletter #4 Dr Lewis Mehl Madrona & David Denborough

Congress Newsletter #5Speaker profile: Dr Dirk Corstens

Congress Newsletter #6 (Speaker profiles: Dr David Leonard & Prof Alan Rosen)

Intervoice was set up to support the International Hearing Voices Movement, celebrating the diversity and creativity within it. We do what we can to share information and connect people with groups, networks and resources.

Congress poster
World Hearing Voices Day Postcard