Mental Health Day 2010 – a new consensus for mental health in Australia, October 2010

10 October is World Mental Health Day. This year, unlike previous years, we have seen the emergence of a new consensus from the Federal Parliament in its support for mental health reform across Australia. For the very first time, Australia now has a Commonwealth Minister for Mental Health (Mark Butler), a Shadow Minister for Mental Health (Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells) and a Greens spokesperson (Senator Rachel Siewert).

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