Mental Health Australia is the national peak advocacy body for the mental health sector. We don’t provide clinical services for people in crises.

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Our Work

  • Two young women comforting a third, "Report to the nation" IPSOS and MHA logo

    Mental Health Australia - the independent peak body representing mental health stakeholders and issues in Australia - developed an independent annual benchmark survey to address a key gap in mental health data in collaboration with Ipsos. This national survey will provide regular insight into...

  • Walk the Talk

    Episode two of Walk the Talk, a Mental Health Australia production, is a series that shines a light on mental health in Australia and the stories of real Australians that have experienced or are experiencing mental ill health.

    Report to the Nation, Mental Health Australia’s inaugural...

  • Parliament House, Canberra, at night time
    Read our policy submissions on a range of Australia’s key issues in mental health.
  • Microphone

    Find Mental Health Australia’s latest public comments on mental health events, reviews, and policies.

  • Embrace Multicultural Mental Health (the Embrace Project) is run by Mental Health Australia and provides a national focus on mental health and suicide prevention for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.


  • Mental Health Australia is committed to working towards a mentally healthy community where every person is able to participate and contribute free from discrimination.

    Read our full organisational statement on...

  • Australia’s mental health requires urgent action. The Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health provides a once in a generation opportunity to realise our nation’s mental wealth, and to finally fix our ailing mental health system. We know that investing in mental health provides...

  • Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Final Report

    On Monday 16 November 2020, the Australian Government tabled the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Final Report.


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