Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Jamie Mallinder





Engaging Senior Leaders
Blended Online MHFA Tertiary
Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
Conversations about Gambling
Conversations about Suicide
Conversations about NSSI
Blended Online MHFA Community
Blended Online MHFA Workplace
Blended Online MHFA Financial Service Professionals
Blended MHFA for the Australian Legal Profession
Blended Pharmacy

Location Information

BGC Centre, level 15 / 28 The Esplanade
Perth WA 6000

States Available In

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


Jamie Mallinder is an award winning professional with over 15 years of Health, Safety and Environment experience in both the public and private sectors, during which time he has worked with and provided HSE / WHS management advisory and capacity development services to a wide range of industry groups throughout Australia and internationally – encompassing a number of Fortune 500 and ASX 200 Listed companies as well as multi-billion dollar projects.

Psychological risk and mental health has been a passionate subject, both from a personal and professional perspective. Jamie was actively involved in the largest and first of its kind study conducted on mental health in the mining industry. Based in WA, the study was a joint initiative which gained national media attention and influenced the Mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers in the resources and construction sectors code of practice in WA. He has been a guest speaker for Black Dog for several workplace programs and been involved in community peer support projects, often sharing his own lived experiences with depression and a friend taking their own life.

It’s this experience along with the exposure to a diverse range of industry sectors, systems and protocols combined with his technical experience that provides him with a unique insight and ability to help corporate entities to improve HSE and WHS management systems to the benefit of all workers.

Average Instructor Rating: 5 out of 5 stars ★★★★★

• Outstanding Student Award Winner, Student of the Year Nominee 2011 – Central Institute of Technology
• Excellence in Safety and Risk Management Winner 2014 – Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association (RCSA)
• Contractor Health, Safety, Environment and Community Award Winner (Health Category) 2017 – BHP Western Australia Iron Ore
• Work Safety Awards Finalist 2017 – WorkSafe WA
• WA Mental Health Awards 2018 – Western Australian Association for Mental Health

"I had the pleasure of attending a Mental Health First Aid accreditation course run by Jamie. With a genuine candor and sincerity, Jamie creates an open and supportive forum for the discussion of a hard hitting topic. Jamie's strong passion for mental health awareness reflects in his knowledge, facilitation and willingness to support and share his own experiences."

"Jamie delivered exceptional Mental Health First Aid training. His expert knowledge, passion and experiences made for a very powerful and inspiring session."

"I attended a Mental Health First Aid course run by Jamie. He was an exceptional trainer; both engaging and informative. He evidently has a genuine passion on educating others on the topic of mental health and he approached the more challenging discussions appropriately and in a sensitive manner. I'm very pleased I signed up for the course and would highly recommend him to anyone else considering completing it!"

"Excellent training. delivery, a very good fit for someone training on this topic. He created an open and welcoming forum in which everyone felt comfortable sharing and contributing to the discussion."

"Jamie was an excellent presenter. Engaged the group and also was very credible due to his background and work history."

"Jamie was amazing! He is an engaging, open and effective communicator. He created a warm, welcoming comfortable space for all participants."

"Jamie is an excellent instructor, I have benefited so much from the online sessions with him. Jamie is very approachable and easy to talk to. His honest empathy and interest in a person really comes across in the short time I spent online with him."

"I completed my Mental Health First Aid training with Jamie and it was a great experience. His presentation was engaging, useful, relaxing and interesting. I would highly recommend him to anyone interesting in learning MHFA."