Grace Groom

Media Releases

Representatives from more than 60 mental health organisations will meet with politicians at Parliament House today, Tuesday 27 November, to ask three key...

Media Releases

Prominent media personality and gender-rights advocate, Tracey Spicer AM, will tonight deliver an address to over 150 mental health sector leaders,...

Newsletters / Bulletins

In a week where an 8-year-old Canberra school girl successfully persuaded Kelloggs to start using 'awesome girls' in their advertising, an ABC journalist had to publicly air allegations of sexual harassment to be taken seriously. Both these stories have reminded me of the daily struggle for gender equality and respect in this country; a struggle which directly impacts the mental health of many...

Newsletters / Bulletins

Today marks the culmination of some very important work we’ve been undertaking, alongside some of our member organisations, for almost a year. We are very pleased to release the final report of the Optimising Psychosocial Support Project...

Newsletters / Bulletins

It was refreshing last week to see the focus shift with two outstanding mental health advocates and innovators acknowledged for their contributions to mental health care as dual winners of the 2018 UNSW Australian Mental Health Prize. Two outstanding professionals with passion, drive and commitment ...

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Since the earliest days of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Mental Health Australia, and indeed the mental health sector as a whole, has advocated strongly for more appropriate responses to the needs of people with psychosocial disability...

Speeches / Transcripts

On the eve of World Mental Health Day 2014, Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN gave the key note address at our annual Grace Groom Memorial Lecture. Held at the National Press Club, the Vice Admiral outlined many of the issues facing a modern defence force that is looking to respond to the issue of mental health and wellbeing amongst service men and women.

Newsletters / Bulletins

This week read about the events of National Mental Health Week, the launch of our Seven Point Plan for Action on Mental Health, and the activity that took place on World Mental Health Day.

General

Mental Health Australia holds important events throughout the year for its members and stakeholders to participate in the development of the national mental health reform and to hear presentations and updates from people involved in key mental health initiatives.

Speeches / Transcripts

MHCA Chair, Jennifer Westacott, delivers the Grace Groom Memorial Oration for 2013 at the National Press Club as part of Mental Health Week.

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