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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    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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    Mental health reform starts today! Read all about the Government’s response to the NMHC Review and the initial views of the sector on the package.

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    This week our Countdown to Reform continues. Also read about a Private Health Insurance Roundtable, the Good Sports Awards and an NDIS project update.

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    The announcement of the Government’s response to the NMHC Review is imminent and we will be working hard to keep you informed of all developments as they happen. Also read about the Parliamentary Friends of Youth Mental Health and the National Alcohol Strategy.

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    Read about the Carer Gateway Advisory Group meeting, the new SA Mental Health Commission, an update on the MHiMA project and the recent MHISSC meeting

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    Latest news from the MHiMA Project, outcomes of a Hunter PIR Forum and a meeting with Senator Gallagher are all discussed in this week’s update.

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    It’s been a huge month across the whole sector, and Mental Health Australia has had some big events this week with our AGM, Grace Groom Memorial Oration and Members Policy Forum - including a visit from Minister for Health Sussan Ley.

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