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    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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    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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    Today’s announcement of major changes to the way we fund and administer hospitals shows that the Rudd Government is committed to reforming the health system, however, hospital reform is only one part of the health system reform Australia desperately needs. “Fixing hospitals is very important. Fixing the systems that feed into hospitals and leave people marooned with no other options is also critical”, said David Crosbie, MHCA CEO.

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    David Crosbie, CEO of the Mental Health Council of Australia , told the 7.30 Report that greater investment is needed in community-based treatment options for people with a mental illness. “We could create another 1,000 acute hospital beds tomorrow and they’d be full within a month and it would still be really difficult for people to still get access to acute mental health beds”, Mr Crosbie said.

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    The Mental Health Council of Australia has welcomed the appointment of Professor Pat McGorry as Australian of the Year for 2010. Professor McGorry is not only a highly respected leader within the mental health sector, he is someone who has changed the way we respond to youth mental health in Australia and internationally.

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    The Mental Health Council of Australia has welcomed the appointment of Professor Pat McGorry as Australian of the Year for 2010. Professor McGorry is not only a highly respected leader within the mental health sector, he is someone who has changed the way we respond to youth mental health in Australia and internationally.

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    More acute mental health beds and more doctors is not the answer to Australia’s mental health needs – it is more community-based beds which will improve mental health outcomes, according to David Crosbie, CEO of the Mental Health Council of Australia. “We have a desperate shortage of community-based residential treatment options for people with a mental illness“, Mr Crosbie said.

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    More acute mental health beds and more doctors is not the answer to Australia’s mental health needs – it is more community-based beds which will improve mental health outcomes, according to David Crosbie, CEO of the Mental Health Council of Australia. “We have a desperate shortage of community-based residential treatment options for people with a mental illness“, Mr Crosbie said.

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    Up to 80 per cent of inmates in Australian prisons have a mental illness and magistrates in regional areas are sending mentally ill people to jail as there is often no treatment or mental health facilities available.

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