Our Work

  • The message is simple: “Look after your mental health, Australia.”

    During this time of physical distancing and heightened anxiety in our community due to the coronavirus (Covid-19), we are encouraging all Australians to look after their mental health.

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  • In October 2018, the Government announced a Productivity Commission inquiry into the role of mental health in supporting economic participation and enhancing the nation’s productivity. Over 18 months, the inquiry will consider how mental illness can affect all aspects of a person’s quality...

  • 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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  • Investing to Save: The economic benefits for Australia of investment in mental health reform, tackles a set of complex issues from a new perspective, and a new pragmatic approach to the scale of the task of reforming our mental health system.

  • Optimising Psychosocial Supports Project Report Cover

    This report provides a rich and valuable evidence base to augment the NDIS’ support approach to participants with psychosocial disability. This is the final report of the Optimising Psychosocial Support Project which brought together, for the first time, service level data from community based...

  • World Mental Health Day – Oct 10

    Mental Health Australia is funded to run a national awareness campaign for World Mental Health Day on October 10. This year’s campaign has been developed with the aim of challenging negative perceptions around mental illness and encouraging people to take a more positive view mental illness....