Benefits of membership

Mental Health Australia prides itself on providing members with a range of benefits and value to advocate for lasting mental health reform.

Voting Members*

  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting
  • Ability to nominate for a position on the Board
  • Invitations (x2) to the annual Mental Health Australia Parliamentary Advocacy Day
  • Invitations (x2) to the Members Policy Forum, twice annually
  • Invitations (x2) to the annual Grace Groom Memorial Oration and Members Dinners
  • Member ticket prices to Mental Health Australia events
  • Opportunity to unite to advocate for mental health reform
  • Opportunity to contribute to submissions and policy papers
  • Opportunity to participate in working groups, webinars and forums
  • Opportunity to access template governance policies and procedures
  • Opportunity to partner for World Mental Health Day activities
  • Opportunity to be featured in the weekly CEO update – to over 4,000 mental health stakeholders

* Voting membership is offered to state peak mental health organisations or organisations operating at a national level with a primary mission, purpose and or interest in mental health. National level is defined as “an organisation operating in at least four states or territories or an organisation whose work is deemed by the Board to have a significant impact at a national level”.

Non-Voting Members**

  • Invitation to the annual Mental Health Australia Parliamentary Advocacy Day
  • Invitation to the Members Policy Forum, twice annually
  • Invitation to the annual Grace Groom Memorial Oration and Members Dinners
  • Member ticket prices to Mental Health Australia events
  • Opportunity to unite to advocate for mental health reform
  • Opportunity to contribute to submissions and policy papers
  • Opportunity to participate in working groups, webinars and forums
  • Opportunity to access template governance policies and procedures
  • Opportunity to partner for World Mental Health Day activities
  • Opportunity to be featured in the weekly CEO update – to over 4,000 mental health stakeholders

** Non-voting membership is offered to non-national organisations and/or organisations whose primary focus may not be mental health but who are looking to stay informed on the activities of Mental Health Australia and access Mental Health Australia’s many resources.