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TGA Rescheduling Interim Decision Webinar and Q&A with Prof David Nutt, Peter Hunt AM, Tania de Jong AM and Scott Edwards

With Prof David Nutt (UK), Peter Hunt AM, Tania de Jong AM and Scott Edwards

Date: Thu 17 November 2022 @ 1:00pm
Location: Online

                       Together we can do this – We need your help by the 24th of November.

Mind Medicine Australia is excited to be inviting the public to a live Q&A webinar with Professor David Nutt, our chairman Peter Hunt AM, Director Tania de Jong AM and our community manager Scott Edwards.

LIVE WEBINAR: TGA Rescheduling interim decision Q&A with Professor David Nutt, Peter Hunt AM, Director Tania de Jong AM and Scott Edwards

In this webinar, the panel will present the recent interim decision from the TGA on Mind Medicine Australia’s rescheduling applications for MDMA- and psilocybin-assisted therapies.

Peter will be explaining the reasoning behind the interim decision and how we plan to address these concerns in the next applications. The panel will discuss how every member of the community can help to give these applications the best chance of being successful.

After this presentation, we will open the floor to questions and discussion.

Topic: TGA Rescheduling Q&A w Professor David Nutt, Peter Hunt AM, Director Tania de Jong AM and Scott Edwards
Date: Thursday, 17th November 2022
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (incl Q&A) (AEST)
Location: Online. A link will be emailed to you with the viewing details.

The Presenters

Prof David Nutt (UK)

BA, MB BChir, MRCP, MA, DM, MRC Psych, FRCPsych, FMedSci, FRCP, FSB

Renowned researcher, policy advisor and author, Professor David Nutt, is currently Head of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London and the Chair of Drug Science.

Under the leadership of Professor Nutt, the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College is one of the world’s foremost psychedelic research laboratories, publishing landmark research on psychedelic therapies and neuroimaging studies of the psychedelic state.

Professor Nutt has also held many leadership positions in both UK and European academic, scientific and clinical organisations, including presidencies of: the European Brain Council, the British Neuroscience Association, the British Association of Psychopharmacology, the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

He was previously Chair of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

Peter Hunt AM

B.Com, LL.B

Founder & Chair of Mind Medicine Australia

As an investment banker Peter Hunt AM advised local and multi-national companies and governments in Australia for nearly 35 years.  He co-founded one of Australia’s leading investment banking advisory firms, Caliburn Partnership and was Executive Chairman of Greenhill Australia. Peter was a member of the Advisory Panel of ASIC and chaired the Vincent Fairfax Family Office.

Peter is an active philanthropist involved in funding, developing and scaling social sector organisations which seek to create a better and fairer world.  He is Chairman of Mind Medicine Australia which he established with his wife, Tania de Jong, in 2018. He regularly presents to Governments, regulators, clinicians, philanthropists and the general public on psychedelic-assisted therapies and the legal and ethical frameworks needed to ensure these treatments can be made accessible and affordable.

He founded Women’s Community Shelters in 2011. Peter is a Director of The Umbrella Foundation. Peter also acts as a pro bono adviser to Creativity Australia.  He was formerly Chairman of So They Can, Grameen Australia and Grameen Australia Philippines.

Peter was made a member of the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2010 for services to the philanthropic sector.

Tania de Jong AM

LL.B (Hons), GradDipMus

Co-founder Mind Medicine Australia, Founder Creative Universe, Creativity Australia, The Song Room & Creative Innovation Global

Tania de Jong AM is a trail-blazing Australian soprano, award-winning social entrepreneur, creative innovation catalyst, spiritual journey woman, storyteller and global speaker. Tania is one of Australia’s most successful female entrepreneurs and innovators developing 6 businesses and 4 charities including Creative Universe, Creativity Australia and With One Voice, Creative Innovation Global, Mind Medicine Australia, Umbrella Foundation and The Song Room.

She works across the public, private, creative and community sectors.  Tania speaks and sings around the world as a soloist and with her group Pot-Pourri releasing ten albums. She is Founder and Executive Producer of future-shaping events series, Creative Innovation Global.  She was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in June 2008 and named one of the 100 Women of Influence and the 100 Australian Most Influential Entrepreneurs and in the 100 Most Influential People in Psychedelics globally.

She regularly presents on psychedelic-assisted therapies, mental health and wellbeing at major conferences and events around the world and to Governments, regulators, clinicians, philanthropists and the general public.

Tania’s TED Talk How Singing Together Changes The Brain has sparked international interest.  Tania’s mission is to change the world, one voice at a time!

Scott Edwards


Scott is driven by a deep desire to understand the nature of human experience and to use that understanding to cultivate health and wellbeing for himself and others.

This has led to a winding road through life. Before arriving at Mind Medicine Australia he has worked as a paintball referee, professional musician, music teacher, online education company founder/director, sales assistant, gardener, remedial massage therapist and somatic body worker. Outside of work he has spent considerable time exploring both the world at large and his own internal world.

In addition to his role with MMA he continues his work as a somatic body worker and in his time off you’ll often find Scott enjoying time with family and friends or sitting on a meditation cushion or under a tree.


Disclaimer: Mind Medicine Australia does not encourage or facilitate illegal use of psychedelics or plant medicines. MMA focus is focused on clinical and legal use only supported by the emerging science and legislative processes. Mind Medicine Australia reserves the right to record and publish webinars on various social media platforms. You agree that you will not discuss any names, locations or specific details of illegal use of psychedelics both verbally or via any written forms of communication via Mind Medicine Australia social media platforms (for example Facebook, Instagram or Zoom private and public chat forms during a webinar). Breaches of these guidelines may result in not being able to participate in the event. We thank you for support and cooperation on these matters.

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