5–13 October 2024

Terms and conditions

Why are we collecting your information?

The qldmentalhealthweek.org.au website provides news and resources to the general public about Queensland Mental Health Week (QMHW). QMHW is an annual initiative that aims to shine a spotlight on individual and community mental health and wellbeing. It is funded by the Queensland Mental Health Commission (QMHC) and coordinated by CheckUP. The QMHW website contains educational resources that the public can use to celebrate QMHW and to assist with the organisation of events and activities.

We are looking for stories of individuals’ mental health journeys and QMHW events. You may choose to submit a story to us though our online forms. If you choose to submit a story, you may upload and share your stories and photographs to the QMHW website.

What personal information will be collected?

We are seeking your consent to collect, use and disclose text and images that you upload for the purpose of promoting Queensland Mental Health Week and raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing.

How will your personal information be used?

If you submit your story and photographs, we may publish these on the QMHW website, in our eNews, and/or on QMHW social media channels. They may also be published via the communications channels of CheckUP and the Queensland Mental Health Commission. They will be able to be viewed by the general public.

The photos and information provided to us may also be shared with staff members who work on QMHW and with staff members from the Queensland Mental Health Commission.

We will only share your photos and information for the purpose of publishing it via the aforementioned channels for QMHW, CheckUP and the Queensland Mental Health Commission. It will be acknowledged that your story was shared to promote awareness of QMHW. It will not be used for any other purpose unless authorised or required under law.

Please be aware that after your information is published to the internet, we cannot control the further distribution of the information. News outlets sometimes publish information that they find on websites or social media channels.

How will your personal information be protected?

Your information will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Act. For more information on how we handle personal information, visit our privacy policy page.


As an individual or an event organiser, you will need to make sure that you own and/or have permission to use the material that you upload. By submitting photographs and stories, we are assuming that you have the right to upload the materials, and the right to allow us to use the materials for the purposes described on this page.


By submitting your information to the Queensland Mental Health Week website, you: