Mental Health Australia - 2018-19 Budget Summary

The Mental Health Australia 2018-19 Budget Summary highlights some of the key measures in the 2018-19 Federal Budget likely to be of interest to mental health stakeholders.

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  • Media Releases

    Mental Health Australia has today published the responses of the major political parties to its call for long-term commitments to mental health reform.

  • Speeches / Transcripts

    On 2 June 2016, Mental Health Australia Chair and Business Council of Australia CEO Jennifer Westacott spoke to the NSW State Parliament and members of the Schizophrenia Fellowship about mental health reform, community and innovation

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    The following is the letter sent to party leaders by Mental Health Australia in support of our Election 2016 Campaign . I write on behalf of the Board to...

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    During this Federal election campaign, Mental Health Australia is asking party leaders to make mental health a priority. Read more about our campaign below.

  • Media Releases

    Tonight’s Budget includes a number of welcome new initiatives for mental health, but leaves ongoing uncertainty about how current reforms will be coordinated...

  • General

    Read our summary of the mental health-related measures in the 2016-17 Federal Budget

  • Newsletters / Bulletins

    Welcome to the latest edition of Perspectives, an online magazine where we present ideas, essays, and articles about what is happening in the mental health space.

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    Ostara Australia is a national not-for-profit that provides specialist recruitment services to employers and finds sustainable employment for job seekers disadvantaged by mental illness or other disabilities. This article looks at how Ostara has worked with young restaurateur Ami Tran in Sunbury, Victoria, creating opportunities for workers with mental illness.

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    There are so many opportunities to get involved in suicide prevention in this country, ranging from running a community event, to learning how to tell your story in a public forum, influencing local government to take action or to seeking employment in the sector itself. Yet it’s important that those who have been touched by suicide are ready both emotionally and mentally to lend their support. In this article, Tracy McCown shares guidance developed by Suicide Prevention Australia for their national Lived Experience Network.

  • Newsletters / Bulletins

    The end of the year is approaching and we are starting to reflect on a busy year. You can also read about Ella Ingram who has been named in the BBC’s 100 most inspirational women, our new Board member Robyn Kruk and the latest news from the MHiMA project.

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