Gold fountain pen with Hope in multiple languages

The Transcultural Mental Health Centre is inviting participants from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to join a series of 2 hour online poetry workshops using Microsoft Teams.

The theme for the poetry workshops is 'Embracing Hopefulness' during COVID-19.

The aim of the poetry workshops is to allow participants to express their experiences of hopefulness during COVID-19 through poetry.

Join either the Tuesday series OR the Thursday series: 

  • Tuesday series: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on 5 October 2021, 19 October 2021 and 2 November 2021
  • Thursday series: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on 7 October 2021, 21 October 2021 and 4 November 2021

Please express your interest in one series only, either the Tuesday series or the Thursday series.

Language: The workshop will be presented in English with options for interpreters depending on demand.

Cost: Free

Eligibility: Participants must be over 18 years of age.

No experience is required. 

Our presenters

Dimitrios Papalexis BA, GradDipCouns MCC More about Dimitrios

Dr Glenda McDonald PhD, BSocSc, GradDipAppSocSc(AdultEd), AdvDipArtTherCouns More about Glenda


Download a flyer about the workshops (PDF 1.8MB)

For any questions about the workshops please contact Cassandra Lamond at or call (02) 8860 4183.