MHCA Submission to Senate Inquiry into anti-discrimination legislation 2013

The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquired into the Exposure Draft of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012. This joint submission by MHCA and beyondblue draws attention to the negative experiences of people with a mental illness who try to access insurance and proposes amendments to the Bill to ensure that insurers who are granted an exemption from anti-discrimination law are held accountable.

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stigma, discrimination, consumers, carers, mental illness, mental health reform, mental health services