Peta Hooke- Exploring Mental Health with a Disability

Wednesday, 27 July 2022 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Peta Hooke has Cerebral Palsy and is sitting in a garden in her electric wheelchair.

On the Brainwaves podcast today, host Flic Manning, chats with Peta Hooke. Peta Hooke is the creator and host of "The I Can’t Stand Podcast". She is a thirty-something woman living in Melbourne, with Cerebral Palsy. Peta is a passionate advocate for the disability community through educating on what it is actually like to live with a disability, and is breaking boundaries with media representation where she highlights the issues often faced by disabled people. She chats with Flic about the mental health realities, and assumptions for some people with disabilities. 


You can reach Peta Hooke online:

Instagram: @petahooke

Podcast: "The I Can’t Stand Podcast". On Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify!



You can reach Flic:


Instagram: @flicmanning

Wednesday 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Challenging the mainstream, negative stereotypes of people with a mental illness ths program actively engages those living with a mental illness as researchers, interviewers, performers and program designers while promoting community mental health awareness.


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