The Australian Alliance for Wellness in Entertainment (AAWE) is an Entertainment Assist cross-sector peer-to-peer initiative, for shared interest in positive mental health and wellbeing behaviours for a sustainable Australian entertainment industry. AAWE will implemented in collaboration with founding members:
Arts Wellbeing Collective
Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare
Live Performance Australia
Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance
Screen Producers Australia
The Australian Council of Deans & Directors of Creative Arts
along with peak bodies, sector representatives, employers, employees and freelancers within Australia’s live and recorded entertainment industry.
AAWE’s mental health partner is Everymind (formerly Hunter Institute for Mental Health).
The purpose of AAWE is to develop and action a Prevention First Framework for Mental Health in the Australian Entertainment Industry.
AAWE members will commit to a Statement of Values around respect, integrity, empathy, courage and collaborative leadership with an aim to providing advocacy, practical support and monitoring re the mental health and wellbeing of industry professionals.