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Earlier this month, a journalist at The West Australian newspaper responded to our Investing to Save report saying increased investment and better support services can only be effective when accompanied by a “supportive workplace and community culture” around mental health. And he’s right...

Newsletters / Bulletins

Earlier this week we acknowledged those mental health advocates who received Queen’s Birthday honours. Consumers, professionals, peer workers, administrators and advocates were all recognised for their contribution to their local community, with a particular focus on mental health...

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As part of our joint ‘Countdown to Reform’ campaign, we are now calling on you to meet with your local federal politicians. This ‘Distributed Advocacy Day’ is the next key part of our campaign. The aim of this activity is to engage with federal Members and Senators in their own electorates over the coming weeks, to highlight the local and national issues we face in relation to mental health reform, transition and sustainability.

Media Releases

Mental health representatives from across the country will meet with 45 MPs and Senators from across the political spectrum at Australian Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday, 11 February. At the heart of discussions will be Mental Health Australia’s Blueprint for Action on Mental Health and the organisation’s call for a cross party commitment to a ten year reform plan for mental health.

Media Releases

The launch today of the Australian Government’s National Compact: Working Together will help boost the role of the Third Sector and improve social inclusion in Australia. “At its heart, the Compact is not just about organisations and governments, but communities and the way we relate to each other”, David Crosbie, MHCA CEO said.

Media Releases

The launch today of the Australian Government’s National Compact: Working Together will help boost the role of the Third Sector and improve social inclusion in Australia. “At its heart, the Compact is not just about organisations and governments, but communities and the way we relate to each other”, David Crosbie, MHCA CEO said.

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