The Foundation’s objective is to decrease distress, disability and the causes of depression and anxiety in the legal profession.

Since the Foundation’s inception in August 2008, the organisation has strived to create greater awareness of depression and anxiety amongst the legal fraternity.

Work and Suicide Prevention

Work and Suicide Prevention

Suicide Preventions Australia has put together a powerful Work and Suicide Prevention Position Statement Suicide is mostly preventable yet significant gaps exist in our understanding of the relationship between work and suicide, limiting prevention efforts. SPA has reviewed the existing evidence and summarised key issues in this document. We believe...
Video: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

John Brogden on Leading Change in the Legal Profession Lecture Sponsor Informatus Litigation Communication The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation welcomed Mr John Brogden for a discussion about leading change in the legal profession towards improved psychological health and wellbeing.
'Raise the standard' progress update

‘Raise the standard’ progress update

The Foundation is continuing to make significant progress in its ‘Raise the standard’ campaign which was launched in Law Week. The Foundation has joined forces with legal organisations, law firms and individuals to create the ‘Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession’; a set of voluntary industry guidelines that help...
We're ready to Raise the standard!

We’re ready to Raise the standard!

Come join us! In Law Week 2013 (13-19 May), TJMF is launching its ‘Raise the standard’ campaign. We are joining with legal organisations, law firms and individuals to create the ‘TJMF Psychological Wellbeing: Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession’; a set of voluntary industry guidelines that help guide legal...
Video: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

The 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture was hosted by Julie McCrossin, freelance journalist and UNSW law alumna. Julie facilitated a panel of guests in a stimulating discussion about the legal workplace culture and mental health.
Video: 2011 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2011 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

The 2011 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture was hosted by Julie McCrossin, freelance journalist and UNSW law alumna.
Finding support - Depression and anxiety in the legal profession

Finding support – Depression and anxiety in the legal profession

Finding support The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation aims to decrease distress, disability and the causes of depression and anxiety in the legal profession.
Video: 2010 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2010 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Professor Pat McGorry, Executive Director of Orygen Youth Health and Australian of the Year 2010, delivered the 2010 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture.
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Work and Suicide Prevention

Work and Suicide Prevention

Suicide Preventions Australia has put together a powerful Work and Suicide Prevention Position Statement Suicide is mostly preventable yet significant gaps exist in our understanding of the relationship between work and suicide, limiting prevention efforts. SPA has reviewed the existing evidence and summarised key issues in this document. We believe urgent action is required to...
Video: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

John Brogden on Leading Change in the Legal Profession Lecture Sponsor Informatus Litigation Communication The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation welcomed Mr John Brogden for a discussion about leading change in the legal profession towards improved psychological health and wellbeing.
Event: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Event: 2013 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

John Brogden on Leading Change in the Legal Profession Lecture Sponsor Informatus Litigation Communication The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation welcomes Mr John Brogden for a discussion about leading change in the legal profession towards improved psychological health and wellbeing.
'Raise the standard' progress update

‘Raise the standard’ progress update

The Foundation is continuing to make significant progress in its ‘Raise the standard’ campaign which was launched in Law Week. The Foundation has joined forces with legal organisations, law firms and individuals to create the ‘Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession’; a set of voluntary industry guidelines that help guide legal organisations and workplaces...
We're ready to Raise the standard!

We’re ready to Raise the standard!

Come join us! In Law Week 2013 (13-19 May), TJMF is launching its ‘Raise the standard’ campaign. We are joining with legal organisations, law firms and individuals to create the ‘TJMF Psychological Wellbeing: Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession’; a set of voluntary industry guidelines that help guide legal organisations and workplaces as they...

Bottled Snail Production’s Law Revue

Bottled Snail Production’s Law Revue at the 2013 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The Revue features a cast and production team drawn from across the legal industry. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation to support mental health initiatives in the legal profession. Date: 11-13 April 2013 Time: 9:00pm Venue:...
Video: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Video: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

The 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture was hosted by Julie McCrossin, freelance journalist and UNSW law alumna. Julie facilitated a panel of guests in a stimulating discussion about the legal workplace culture and mental health.
UNSW Study of the Australian Legal Profession

UNSW Study of the Australian Legal Profession

Take part in the UNSW Study of the Australian Legal Profession – Let your voice be heard: take the survey or volunteer to be interviewed. University of New South Wales (UNSW) Law School is conducting a national study of the Australian legal profession. The project, funded by the Australian Research Council, will examine the working...
Young Lawyers Comedy Night

Young Lawyers Comedy Night

Come join the NSW Young Lawyers Workplace and Safety Law Committee for a night of laughs at the Young Lawyers Comedy Show, and help promote awareness of depression during National Mental Health Week. Date: 9th of October 2012, Venue: The Comedy Store, Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park Time: Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7:30....
Event: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

Event: 2012 Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Annual Lecture

A Toolkit for Resilience: Exploring real workplace change for the 21st century lawyer Julie McCrossin in Conversation with the Legal Profession Join The Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation with Julie McCrossin, freelance journalist, UNSW law alumna and our guest panel, in a stimulating discussion about the legal workplace culture and mental health.
Law Society of NSW – 2012 Young Professionals Charity Ball

Law Society of NSW – 2012 Young Professionals Charity Ball

Are you ready for the 2012 Young Professionals Charity Ball?  Be prepared for the extravaganza of the Roaring 20′s…and all that jazz! An era captured by the Great Gatsby and Chicago… Meet us at the Doltone House speakeasy on the 4th – the only place to be for all young professionals. Guys and Dolls, get...
Event: ADR in Legal Education and Promoting Student Wellbeing Forum

Event: ADR in Legal Education and Promoting Student Wellbeing Forum

This Forum will discuss the importance of including alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as a core component of legal education (20 February) and the need to promote the wellbeing of law students (21 February). Connections between these two themes will also be explored. For more information and to register please visit the Forum website at http://www.adrforum2012.com/....