Come dressed ‘black tie with flair’ and add a bit of black, white and blue…for a night of music, entertainment and making a difference!



There are 7 deaths by suicide in Australia each day. Suicide remains the leading cause of death for Australians aged between 15 and 44.

We all have a part to play in reducing suicide.



“As a teenager  I experienced depression, anxiety and self-harm, but never knew how to tell anyone about it”


A quick word from Pan Skoumbourdis, founder of Black, White & Blues...

Have you ever been worried about someone and didn't know what to say? Do you feel disconnected and struggle to reach out? Find out why an average Joe wants us all to rethink the conversations we have about mental illness

What we’re doing

Using the power of music to raise awareness and funds to support people whose lives are affected by mental illness.

The inaugural Black, White & Blues dinner show will showcase Australian music talent and we’ll provide information that supports people with mental illness and resources for their family and friends.

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of support

We see a world where people who suffer from mental illness feel safe to share, and their family and friends are empowered to support them.

Why? While one in five Australians will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, less than 50% seek professional help – often with tragic consequences.

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How can you help?

We all know people who’ve been affected by these issues. Everyone deserves compassion and to be heard and our communities have the power to create acceptance and end the stigma associated with mental illness.

You can join us in our efforts to raise awareness and funds to support the work of the Black Dog Institute, beyondblue and Lifeline.

Make a difference