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

Our Work

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    The 2024/25 Federal Budget has not adequately delivered investment that responds to the scale of the problem we know exists in our community. Mental Health Australia has consistently advocated for mental health reform to be prioritised, and while the investments made in this budget demonstrate...

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    This World Mental Health Day we have launched the Mapping Mental Health Care research project, which shows stark disparities in access to mental health care services across Australia. Our collaborative project with the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM...

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

  • 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...

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    Read our policy submissions on a range of Australia’s key issues in mental health.
  • 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.


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    Mental Health Australia and the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum have developed advice to governments on evidence-informed and good practice psychosocial services.

  • 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...

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