Seven Point Plan

Media Releases

Mental Health Australia is calling on the Federal Government to commit to a ten year program of action to reform mental health. This follows the release of Mental Health Australia’s final submission to the National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Services and Programmes, our Blueprint for Action on Mental Health. This reform agenda will take at least ten years of careful, dedicated and planned action. With the current review now nearly over, and with enormous public support for system reform, we must seize this opportunity to undertake a period of well-targeted action

Submission

Mental Health Australia has released its Blueprint for Action on Mental Health. The product of extensive sector engagement, the Blueprint is Mental Health Australia’s fourth and final submission to the National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Services and Programmes.

General

Perspectives Newsletter - October 2014. Mental Health Australia’s Seven Point Plan for Action on Mental Health has been developed in consultation with the sector and lays the foundations for reform and provides tangible steps on where to go from here. The plan identifies the key areas where agreement and action is needed to reshape the way we address mental illness in Australia.

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.

Media Releases

Today is World Mental Health Day, providing an opportunity for us to focus as a nation on an issue that affects us all. “With one in five Australians experiencing a mental illness in the next 12 months, mental health is an issue we all must take seriously,” Mental Health Australia CEO Frank Quinlan said.

Media Releases

Mental Health Australia is calling on the Australian Government to lead a decade-long, systemic reform program for mental health, following the outcome of the National Mental Health Commission’s Review into Mental Health Services and Programmes. The call comes as the peak body released a seven point plan to reform Australia’s mental health system.

Publication

Following consultation with its members and stakeholders, Mental Health Australia has released its Seven Point Plan for Action on Mental Health. The Seven Point Plan identifies the key actions required to improve national mental health outcomes, and will inform Mental Health Australia’s advocacy as the National Mental Health Commission completes its Review of Mental Health Services and Programs on behalf of the Australian Government.

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