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.

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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 10:00 - 11:00am AEST, monthly during school terms

27 February 2024-
26 November 2024

Audiology - Infant Diagnostics

To provide a supportive environment for clinicians working in infant diagnostics to connect, learn, consolidate and build on skills and confidence. This ECHO discusses early and accurate diagnosis and management of hearing loss.

Wednesdays 2:00-3:00pm AEST,
session every 4 weeks

14 February 2024 -
28 August 2024

Brain Builders

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.

2nd Monday of every month,
12:00 - 1:00pm
12 February 2024 - 
11 November 2024

2nd Wednesday of every month
3:00 - 4:00pm 
14 February 2024-
13 November 2024

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 12:00-1:00pm AEST,
session every 4 weeks

28 February 2024 -
9 October 2024

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

13 February 2024 -
24 October 2024

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 12:00 -1:30pm AEST, session every 4 weeks

19 February 2024-
28 October 2024

Protecting Children at Risk of Harm

It takes a village to raise a child. This network aims to build a village of professionals from health, child safety, education and other partners to share successes and to problem solve challenges in our work together responding to children who have been abused and/or neglected.

3rd Tuesday of the month, sessions alternating 12:00-1:30pm and 9:30-11:00am AEST

19 March 2024 -
19 November 2024

Health Intelligence

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 12:00-1:00pm AEST,
session every 4 weeks


Introduction to Medical Care for Trans Patients

A space for GPs, non-GP specialists, and Nurse Practitioners to discuss care for trans and gender questioning patients.

Wednesdays monthly 1:30-2:30 pm AEST

14 February 2024 -
5 June 2024

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.

Thursdays 11:30-12:30 pm AEST,
Sessions every 4 weeks

8 February 2024 -
19 September 2024

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.

Mondays 9:00am -10:00am AEST, monthly

19 February 2024 - 
18 November 2024

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 2024 TBC

Coming soon

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, 3:00-4:00pm AEST

21 February 2024 -
20 November 2024

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.

Thursdays 8:00-9:00am AEST, session every 4 weeks

1 February  2024 -
10 October 2024

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.

Last updated: March 2024