Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Diane Hickey


1300 668 089



Engaging Senior Leaders
Blended Online MHFA Tertiary
Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
Youth MHFA
Youth Refresher
Master Instructor
Principal Master
Conversations about Suicide
Conversations about NSSI
Blended Workplace
Blended Online MHFA Community
Blended Online MHFA Workplace

Location Information

Brisbane/Gold Coast QLD 4104

States Available In

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia


I have been a MHFA Principal Master Trainer for over 12 years during which time I have delivered over 200+ courses. I am accredited to deliver Standard, Youth, Teen, Medical, Nursing Student, Blended, Suicide Prevention Mental Health First Aid courses along with Youth and Standard Mental Health First Aid Refresher courses. I am a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse (started as a Generalist Nurse and Mental Health Nurse), I have a Bachelor of Nursing and a Masters of Public Health.I have 30 years of experience across public and private health settings, having worked in Universities as a tutor and Research Nurse, as a Senior Policy Officer for Queensland Health, and as a clinician in the Government, Private Hospital and the criminal justice system. I now work in private practice at Tamborine Mental Health Nursing Services which I established in 2011, I also have my own mental health training business, DiH Mental Health Training ( I have an NDIS agency established in 2018, Tamborine Health Services. I am passionate about mental health literacy and in 2001 I worked with the Queensland Police Service to develop Mental health training to police officers across the state also creating an on-line learning package. Since then I have trained Mental Health First Aid courses extensively in the community, government, non-government, and workplaces. I have been a past servicing member of the Quality and Safety Commission establishing risk management strategies in Primary Care. For more information email:,, phone: 1300 668 089 Follow us on linkedin, facebook, twitter or phone me on my mobile 0428 668 089.

Upcoming Courses | Instructing

Dates Instructor Location Course Type Status
14/03/2022 - 14/03/2022 Diane Hickey
on line QLD 4272
Refresher Youth MHFA Youth Refresher Registration Open