By Michelle Gardiner

Published Date: 2019/12


Headspace is the largest provider of youth mental health care across Australia. Since 2006 headspace has provided nearly 3 million services and supported more than 520,000 young Australians to strengthen their wellbeing and manage their mental health. Derwent was privileged to assist the board of headspace with the appointment of Robbie Sefton in the capacity as Non Executive Director to the board.

Robbie for over 28 years has been a leader in rural and regional strategic communications, media and advocacy, running a company with blue chip clients. Robbie is a strategic advisor and Non Executive Director with experience in government, corporate, not for profit and education sectors, with achievements in financial management and cultural change. Robbie is a passionate non-political communicator on rural, agribusiness and media topics and a farmer of wool, meat and grains.

Robbie’s appointment demonstrates headspaces commitment to serving the broader community and ensuring rural Australia is front of mind at such a critical time. The current drought has meant mental health has become a significant issues for rural Australia.  

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