Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mental Health – WHO Evidence & Research

Mental Health – WHO Evidence & Researchhttp://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/en/

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Supporting Informal Carers

The Benevolent Society NSWWorking with and supporting informal carers  Centre for Health Services Development, Wollongong University, 2010

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Commonwealth Funding of Mental Health Services

Senate Community Affairs Comittee on Commonwealth Funding and Administration of Mental Health Services Submissions should be received by 05 August 2011. The reporting date is 16 August 2011. On 29 June 2011,the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting … Continue reading

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Chair of National Mental Health Commission

7 September 2011 The Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, today announced the appointment of Monsignor David Cappo AO as Chair of the nation’s first National Mental Health Commission. “As Chair of the Commission, Monsignor Cappo will work … Continue reading

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Chair of National Mental Health Commission

7 September 2011 The Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, today announced the appointment of Monsignor David Cappo AO as Chair of the nation’s first National Mental Health Commission. The appointment of Monsignor Cappo is a significant milestone … Continue reading

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World report on disability

The first ever World report on disability, produced jointly by WHO and the World Bank, suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability. People with disabilities have generally poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic … Continue reading

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Carer Recognition Act 2010

Carer Recognition Act 2010  The Carer Recognition Act 2010 came into effect on 18 November 2010. The Act establishes who is a carer, contains a Statement for Australia’s Carers and sets up reporting and consultation arrangements for certain public service agencies. … Continue reading

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