Meadowbrook Centre Photos


  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


NOTE: Please refer to the headspace Meadowbrook Facebook and Instagram page for updates about centre services


Our friendly staff at headspace Meadowbrook can assist young people aged 12 - 25 with mental health, drug, alcohol, work & study issues. Some services are bulk-billed with a Medicare card and Mental Health Care Plan.

We have a wide range of support available such as Psychologists and Social Workers. See the tabs below for more information.

While we accept walk-in appointments, we prefer young people call us to book an initial appointment.

Free onsite parking including disability parking is accessed via Logan Downs Drive. We provide wheelchair access throughout the centre including toilets.



  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Meadowbrook is operated by Stride. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Brisbane South (Brisbane South PHN).


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Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug concern.

A headspace early intervention program to improve the lives of young people, and their families, who are affected by psychosis.

Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.

GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally. 

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie


Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Meadowbrook

Employer: Work at headspace Meadowbrook

Time for a change? Passionate about working with young people?

Are you interested in:

  • Improving the lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team
  • Working in a supportive and inclusive environment with a positive team culture
  • Further developing your therapeutic skills in working with young people
  • Flexibility – 1-5 days work per week is available


If it's yes to the above, and if you want to be part of a fantastic culture creating change in young people's lives then this role is for you!


We are seeking passionate and experienced Accredited Mental Health Social Workers, Clinical and General Psychologists, and Occupational Therapists to join our multidisciplinary team supporting young people living with mental ill-health. 

As a Private Practitioner your income will be derived directly from Medicare Billings so you will need to be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS - Better Access). 

Role overview:

  • Providing high standard assessments, psychological, counselling and therapeutic interventions with 12-25 year olds
  • Ability to service between 5-10 clients per day
  • Opportunity to run group programs
  • Liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Mental Health Care Plan Reviews (5th session) of clients provided to referring GP
  • Be a part of the innovative headspace model


About the Benefits!

  • Flexible work days between 2 - 4 days weekly, scheduled around your commitments
  • Administrative support, including billing and appointment bookings
  • Working with, and having the support of a friendly multi-disciplinary team
  • Daily case review
  • Paperless practice with IT support
  • Ongoing referral base
  • Lead Agency, Stride, with over 100 years' experience in the Mental Health sector


Apply now!

To apply please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au or contact us if you would like any further information on (07) 3804 4200.

Apply now

Employer: Work at headspace Meadowbrook

Are you interested in:

  • Improving lives of young people as part of an interesting and innovative team
  • Providing full range of health services, including physical and mental health assessments
  • Being a part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team
  • Developing increased skills in working with young people


If it's yes to the above, and if you want to be part of a fantastic culture creating change in young people's lives then this role is for you!


About the role

headspace Meadowbrookis seeking General Practitioners, to join our multidisciplinary team supporting people 12-25 years of age living with mental ill-health.
As a General Practitioner your income will be derived directly from Medicare Billings so you will need to be eligible to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS - Better Access).

As part of our headspace by Stride team you will:

  • Provide high standard GP assessments of persons experiencing physical and mental health issues.
  • Liaise and work with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create Mental Health Care Plans for internal referrals, Psychiatrist and Allied Health Services.
  • Provide high quality, primary health care services to those accessing headspace Meadowbrook.
  • Respond to medical/health concerns presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment and referral as appropriate.
  • Encourage and support young people to engage with sexual health and drug and alcohol services as well as preventative health care.
  • Have access to Clinical Supervision from our Clinical Manager
  • Be well supported by our administration team


The Right Fit

The successful candidate will have:

  • Current registration with AHPRA, and Medicare Australia.
  • Liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Level 1 in Mental Health Skills Training


About Us

We’re here to Stride. It’s an exciting time to be part of Stride. You may have noticed we’ve recently changed our name from Aftercare to Stride. We began simply to help people find a place to live and work, now we’re leaders in early childhood intervention and working to expand our youth and adult specialist services. That’s meant our brand has evolved too. Stride reflects our focus on the prevention and treatment of mental health conditions – building on the work we do with families and communities to roll out more evidence-based services.

Stride is one of the largest provider's of headspace services in Australia, operating 6 centres across Queensland and New South Wales. 


Apply now!

To apply, email headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au outlining your suitability for the available role and attach a copy of your CV. If you would like more information about the role, please get in touch with us on (07) 3804 4200 or at headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

Employer: Work at headspace Meadowbrook

We’re looking for a Family & Friend Representative to join our Consortium to provide advice on how we can improve our centre and meet the needs of our community.
Our Consortium consists of our management team, young people and our partner organisations.\

Our Consortium is the partnership of local community services that guide and advise on what we do and how we deliver services. This is an opportunity to learn more about headspace and other local services from a strategic/governance perspective, have input into the direction of services, and advocate for young people. 

Young people are most likely to talk to family or friends as the first step to help-seeking. Family and friends play a critical role in the social and emotional wellbeing of young people. It is vital that we ensure there are opportunities for family and friends to participate meaningfully in service delivery and development. Your knowledge and experience will help headspace to gain additional perspectives around youth mental health issues to address the needs of young people in our community.  

what’s the commitment?
We hold one meeting each quarter (every 3 months). Meetings are approximately 1.5 hours long.

where are the meetings?
Meetings are held in our meeting room, here in the centre with the option to connect via Microsoft Teams.

how do i learn more?
Chat to one of our friendly staff, or get in touch with our Community Engagement Coordinator on:
(07) 3804 4200

For more information contact:

Name: Family and Friend Representative
Phone: (07) 3804 4200
Email: headspace.meadowbrook@stride.com.au

Employer: Work at headspace Meadowbrook

Are you aged between 16 and 25 and live in Australia? 

Do you have something to say about physical health, mental health and drug and alcohol issues? 

headspace is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health and alcohol and other drug issues. 

There are a number of roles you can play in the headspace Meadowbrook Youth Reference Group, including: 

  • Leading a project in your local area 
  • Website consultation and development 
  • Research and evaluation of headspace services 
  • Consultation around resource development such as, factsheets, brochures, radio ads etc 
  • Peer support and mentoring 
  • Media Spokesperson 

  By getting involved you will: 

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in Australia 
  • Develop new skills 
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health  
  • Make a difference to youth mental health  

 headspace will provide training to support you to participate in the above groups or activities 

Who can apply?  

We are looking for anyone aged between 16 and 25 who is involved with their local headspace centre or wants to get involved with their local centre. 

We want you to apply if:  

  • You have had your own experiences of feeling depressed, anxious or another mental health issue 
  • You have a friend or family member who has/or had a mental illness or drug addiction, 
  • You feel passionate about and are interested in mental health issues, 
  • The group is also keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, young people from rural and remote areas, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people and young people who have been homeless. 

How do I get involved? 

Complete the application form and email it to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

If you have any questions about the Youth Reference Group, send an email to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au or call us on 07 3804 4200 and ask to speak to our Community Engagement Coordinator. 

For more information contact:

Name: Youth Reference Group Member
Phone: (07) 3804 4200
Email: headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

More information

Are you 12-25 years old and want someone to talk to? At headspace Meadowbrook, we've got your back.

We provide no or low cost services for young people aged 12-25 to help you get your life back on track. At our centre, we have a range of professionals who can to support young people with: 

  • mental health
  • physical health
  • getting into work and study support, and
  • cutting back on alcohol and other drugs


That means there are lots of things you can get support for! For example, we can help you out if you:

  • are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying.
  • haven't felt like yourself for a long time.
  • can't deal with school or finding it difficult to concentrate.
  • are feeling sick or worried about your health.
  • want to cut down on your drinking or drug use.
  • want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships.
  • are having difficulties with friendships.
  • have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception.
  • are being bullied, cyberbullied, hurt or harassed.
  • are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble.
  • are worried about a friend or family member.


Read through the tabs below for more information on how to make an appointment, and all of the services we offer from our centre!



We understand that asking for help when you're not feeling yourself can sometimes be difficult or uncomfortable. Because of this, we have made our referral process as easy as possible.

If you are 12-25

  • You can refer yourself
  • You can have a family member or friend refer you (with your consent)
  • Your GP can refer you
  • Your school, TAFE, University or other service providers can refer you or assist you in making an appointment

If you are under 16 years of age, we encourage you to bring along a parent, care giver or support person for your first appointment.

To make an appointment

You can call us on (07) 3804 4200
You can email us at headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au
You can drop in an see us at 260 Loganlea Rd, Meadowbrook QLD 4314.

Please be aware that our email account is only checked during business hours. If you require urgent or out of business hours help please call Kids HelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14 or visit Online & Phone Support


At headspace Meadowbrook we take your privacy very seriously and anything shared with us is confidential. We keep all your information on a secure database which is only available to headspace Meadowbrook staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people unless we have your permission. Sometimes you do not want us to share your information and we respect that, however there may be times when we need to talk to someone without your permission, such as;  if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.


Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan. 

You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment.  This can be arranged for you with one of our GP’s or your own, after you attend.

Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.  

For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)

If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Meadowbrook by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Care Plan in place please provide a copy of this with the referral form.

We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young people you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Meadowbrook.

Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.

Our fax number is (07) 3539 9828
Our email is headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 220, Waterford, QLD 4133

headspace Early Psychosis provides specialised assessment, intervention and case management for young people aged 12-25 in the South East Queensland region who are at risk of, or experiencing, a first episode of psychosis.

Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Team

The Early Psychosis team at headspace Meadowbrook have a specially trained multi-disciplinary team to support young people with early psychosis and their families/carers. The team includes Psychiatrists, Psychologists, GP’s, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Vocational Specialists as well as Peer Support Workers.

The team working in this unique early intervention and prevention service are able to offer assertive outreach to young people who may not be able to make it into the centre and can be seen in their home, at school, work, TAFE or Uni and/or at a local park, cafe or even the beach!

Area and Hours of Service

The Early Psychosis team are able to deliver a range services to young people and their families 7 days per week.

eheadspace provide an integrated wraparound service for young people and their families registered with our team. The eheadspace service provides after-hours online and telephone mental health support to young people and their families. Our Early Psychosis clinicians communicate with eheadspace staff regularly to update them on the current status of young people who may need support after hours.

Inclusion and Exclusion Referral Criteria

Our team can accept referrals from any source, including self-referral, family, friends, teachers, counsellors, Doctors, Psychologists and/or Psychiatrists. Young people and their families do not need a special referral to make contact with headspace Meadowbrook or the Early Psychosis team.

Young people can come directly, or be referred to our Early Psychosis team. Please complete this referral form.

The Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (MATT) are based at Southport and will review this referral and, if suitable, complete an assessment with the young person. MATT will then provide you with feedback and recommendations for this young person.

For more information, please contact the Early Psychosis team on Ph: 0423 614 781 or Email: earlypsychosis@headspacesouthport.org.au

To access headspace Meadowbrook's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card. Learn more about what a Medicare is and how it can help you to have one.

If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply through the Services Australia website.

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price. 

Some young people have found these various apps, online programs and organisations helpful while they are waiting to see a clinician at headspace Meadowbrook:

eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or at Online & Phone Support.

Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au

ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com

Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au

BeyondNow App -  This is a safely planning app that you can work through if you're having thoughts of suicide. beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning

Hello Sunday Morning - Website and app that support young people cutting back or taking a break from alcohol. hellosundaymorning.org

The Brave Program - Online program to support young people aged 8-17 with anxiety. brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/

Breakup Shakeup - App that supports young people going through a relationship break up. iTunes.apple.com/au/app/breakup-shakeup/id1017200579?mt=8

Clear Your Vision - Online program to support young people to reduce their cannabis use. cannabissupport.com.au/treatment/tools-to-quit/clear-your-vision

headspace Meadowbrook has free onsite parking behind our building, accessible via Logan Downs Dr.

headspace Meadowbrook is accessible by public transport with the Loganlea Train Station and bus stops only a short walk away. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre - https://translink.com.au/

Roll call


headspace Meadowbrook staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment. 


  • Regional Manager - Ash
  • Operations Manager - Johanna 
  • Clinical Services Manager (Primary) - Vanessa
  • Clinical Services Manager (Uplift and Early Psychosis) - Veronica
  • Consultant Psychiatrist - Dr Scott


Clinical Team:

  • Clinical Manager - Robert
  • Intake Team Leader-Megan
  • Intake Clinician - Carmen
  • Intake Clinician - Michael
  • Intake Clinician - Fern
  • Intake Clinician - Bree
  • Intake Clinician - Liane
  • Intake Clinician- Emily
  • Brief Intervention Clinician- Angela
  • Brief Intervention Clinician - TJ
  • Brief Intervention Clinician - Ian
  • Uplift Clinician- Joe
  • Uplift Clinician - Joanne


Early Psychosis Team:

  • Clinical Manager - Ari
  • Senior Clinician - Max
  • Senior Clinician - Amelia
  • Clinician - 
  • Clinician - Blake
  • Clinician - Jess
  • Clinician - Emi
  • Clinician - Carmen


Community and Social Inclusion Team:

  • Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Social Inclusion Coordinator - Linda
  • ImpaRa Coordinator - Amy
  • ImpaRa Facilitator - Garry


Individual Placement Support (IPS) Program:

  • Vocational Specialist - Dan
  • Program Support Officer- Venessa


Admin Team:

  • Practice Manager -Katrina
  • Senior Medical Receptionist - Sarah
  • Medical Receptionist - Mikaela
  • Medical Receptionist - Amanda


Private Practitioners:

  • Private Practitioner - Michael
  • Private Practitioner - Emily
  • Private Practitioner- Paul

 General Practitioner- Dr Tracy Schrader

Dietitian and Nutritionist- Isabella


Other Services Provided by:

  • Group Fitness - PT Nick
  • Alcohol & Other Drug Counselling - YFS


Lead agency:


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Any upcoming events will be advertised online on our Facebook and Instagram, and our website will be updated here with a timetable regularly.

All activities are free unless otherwise noted and will be run by our friendly team.


Community Engagement

if you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25 please email headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au.

For all enquiries regarding presentations and community engagement activities please contact headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au and attention Talia, our Community Engagement Coordinator. Please be advised that 2-3 weeks notice for presentations and events is appreciated.

Social Inclusion Program

Our Social Inclusion program has been designed to provide a separate referral pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander, Maori & CALD young people & their families into headspace Meadowbrook. Our Social Inclusion Coordinator also works closely with young people within the LBGTIQA+ community and their families.

Young people and their families using the Social Inclusion program can expect to be given a safe & confidential space, be listened to and will be offered culturally sensitive and respectful soft entry into headspace Meadowbrook.


Groups at headspace Meadowbrook

Our group programs are now running back face-to-face. Please register the day before so that a COVID-19 screen can be done. To register or be added to a group reminder message list, please call reception on Ph: 3804 4200.

At headspace Meadowbrook, we offer a number of different group programs for young people:


Training Sesh - Weekly Personal Training (Mondays at 4pm-5pm weekly)

Get fit for free with Personal Trainer, Nick and female co-facilitator. Each session is fun and engaging with a circuit style workout, fitness games or boxing. All fitness levels are welcome.


Mates Space (Tuesdays at 3:30-5:00pm fortnightly)

Mates Space is a group for young men to spend time with each other, talk about different aspects of their lives, and have some fun at the same time.


Diverse City and Diverse City + (Wednesdays 3:30pm-5:00pm for 12-17 years and 5:30pm-7:00pm for 17-25 years)

Diverse City is a 6 session program designed by young people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to support other young people. Each session is held weekly and will cover topics such as the LGBTIQA+ community, healthy relationships, mental health and alcohol and other drugs.


After completing the 6 week program they can attend the Diverse City + (plus) program which is a social hang out space for these young people. This group is not currently running and the website will be updated when this starts up again (Diverse City + normally runs on a Tuesday afternoon at 3:30-5:00pm fortnightly).


Her Space (Tuesdays 3:30pm-5:00pm fortnightly)

Her Space is a group for young women to spend time with each other, talk about different aspects of their lives, and have some fun at the same time.



For more information about Social Inclusion or our group programs, please contact us on 07 3804 4200, or send an email to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

ImpaRa is a social and emotional wellbeing program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This program provides a chance to yarn safe with staff who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander and Elders in a culturally safe space. ImpaRa works to improve the quality of life for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by offering structured and social based activities. 

If this program sounds like something that yourself or a young person you know would like to be part of, please fill out the referral form and return it to our ImpaRa Program Coordinator at headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

IPS (Individual Placement & Support Program)

For young people, finding a job can be tough. headspace Meadowbrook is making that challenge easier by providing individual job placement support through our vocational program funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Individual Placement & Support (IPS), is available to young people up to 25 years old who are getting support from headspace Meadowbrook.

headspace Meadowbrook is one of 14 headspace sites Australia-wide trialing the program, which integrates employment and vocational support with clinical mental health and non-vocational support for young people. IPS focuses on the needs of young people with mental ill-health and who have study or employment goals.

The IPS program works closely with Jobactive and Disability Employment providers as well as building a good relationship with local employers. The service not only helps employers recruit job-ready candidates, but also provides on-the-job support to young people and their employers.

To find out more information, check out our brochure, or get in touch with us on (07) 3804 4200 or headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au



Our Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 12- 25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the centre and the broader community.

The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre , helping to plan youth events  and representing headspace Meadowbrook at events or in the media.

If you would like to join our Youth Reference Group then please complete the application and forward it to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au



Interested in knowing more about placements or volunteering?

To learn more about placements at headspace Meadowbrook, get in touch with us on (07) 3804 4200 or headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

For more information about placements and volunteering with our lead agency, Stride Mental Health, send an email to studentplacement@stride.com.au or if you are over 25 years and are looking for volunteering opportunities - volunteering@stride.com.au.