Our Work

  • A coloured map of Australia in blues and greens; Mental Health Australia logo in top left corner

    This World Mental Health Day we have launched the Mapping Mental Health Care research project, which shows stark disparities in access to mental health care services across Australia. Our collaborative project with the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM...

  • Mental Health Australia - the independent peak body representing mental health stakeholders and issues in Australia - developed an independent annual benchmark survey to address a key gap in mental health data in collaboration with Ipsos. This national survey will provide regular insight into...

  • Walk the Talk

    Episode two of Walk the Talk, a Mental Health Australia production, is a series that shines a light on mental health in Australia and the stories of real Australians that have experienced or are experiencing mental ill health.

    Report to the Nation, Mental Health Australia’s inaugural...

  • Parliament House, Canberra, at night time
    Read our policy submissions on a range of Australia’s key issues in mental health.
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    Find Mental Health Australia’s latest public comments on mental health events, reviews, and policies.

  • 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.


  • Look after your mental health, Australia

    This World Mental Health day, the message is simple: “Look after your mental health, Australia.”

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  • Mental Health Australia is committed to working towards a mentally healthy community where every person is able to participate and contribute free from discrimination.

    Read our full organisational statement on...

  • 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...

  • Mental Health Australia - Submission to National Disability Strategy - Consultation Stage 2-5 November 2020. This submission includes a range of recommendations to guide the drafting and development of the revised Strategy. 

  • Australia’s mental health requires urgent action. The Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health provides a once in a generation opportunity to realise our nation’s mental wealth, and to finally fix our ailing mental health system. We know that investing in mental health provides...

  • 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.

  • Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Final Report

    On Monday 16 November 2020, the Australian Government tabled the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Final Report.


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