Study design

Australasia, multicentre, non-interventional, Delphi Study.

Chief Investigators

Simon Craig (Monash Health)
Franz Babl (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
Meredith Borland (Perth Children’s Hospital)
Vicki Anderson (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
Rohan Borschmann (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
Kylie Gray (Warwick University),
Michael Gordon (Monash University)
Glenn Melvin (Deakin University)
Harriet Hiscock (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
Katherine Lee (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
Frank Muscara (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
Bruce Tonge (Monash University)
Amit Kochar (Women’s and Children’s Hospital)
Richard Haslam (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
Emma Tavender (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute).


2019 – 2021


NHMRC Medical Research Future Fund Million Minds Mission.

Site locations

  • Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW, Australia
  • Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW, Australia
  • Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, NSW, Australia
  • Gold Coast University Hospital, QLD, Australia
  • Robina Hospital, QLD, Australia
  • The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD, Australia
  • Queensland Children’s Hospital, QLD, Australia
  • Logan Hospital, QLD, Australia
  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Austin Health, VIC, Australia
  • Royal Children’s Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Monash Medical Centre, VIC, Australia
  • Casey Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Barwon Health University Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Angliss Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Box Hill Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Maroondah Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Sunshine Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • The Northern Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Frankston Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Warrnambool Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Ballarat Hospital, VIC, Australia
  • Perth Children’s Hospital, WA, Australia
  • Albany Hospital, WA, Australia
  • Royal Hobart Hospital, TAS, Australia
  • Tauranga Hospital, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand


Approximately 10-15 participants per site, with a total estimate of 200 children and young adults aged <18 years. Participants will also include the children/young adult’s guardians and those providing care (ED staff, acute psychiatry and paediatric staff, ambulance paramedics, police, hospital security, and community mental health workers).