Monthly Archives: June 2014

Vic-New Mental Health Complaints Commission

As of today the new Mental Health Complaints Commission comes into operation. The MHCC was established through Victoria’s new Mental Health Act 2014 to receive and resolve complaints about Victorian public mental health services. It is completely independent and separate … Continue reading

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15th International Mental Health Conference

Monday 25 to Tuesday 26 August 2014, Surfers Paradise, Queensland. The conference theme Mental Health: Innovation | Integration | Early Intervention, will focus on Suicide, Dementia, Depression, Personality Disorders and Trauma. Keynote addresses, submitted papers, workshops and case studies will examine … Continue reading

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National Primary and Community Health Forum

Thursday 31 July, Melbourne Marriot Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.REFORM OF THE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SECTOR: Enhancing the capability for integration?The National Primary and Community Health Network in association with the Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing at La Trobe University is … Continue reading

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Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2014

“Champions of change”Melbourne & Olympic Park Convention Centre Batman Ave, Melbourne Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 August 2014.Download Conference Flyer (PDF)The 2014 conference will bring together champions of change from across Australia. We will look at ways to better safeguard … Continue reading

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The Long-Term Unemployment Conference – early bird registration closing soon

This conference will address the causes and programs needed to provide opportunities for at risk groups: Disability, Mature Age, Youth, Indigenous and Regional Unemployed.  It will focus on “Building Capability” to create employment in the future with over 50 presentations … Continue reading

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Framework for Mental Health in Multicultural Australia

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) has released the Framework for Mental Health in Multicultural Australia: Towards culturally inclusive service delivery. The Framework is an important tool for mental health services operating in all sectors. It enables mental health services … Continue reading

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Mental health system needs complete overhaul to deliver results: experts

ABC: 25 June 2014The peak body for the mental health sector has called for “radical reform” of services across the country, saying only significant change will deliver results for those in need.

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Arafmi NSW E-news

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Mental Health Carers ARAFMI NSW Inc new website

Check out ARAFMI’s new and improved website. Navigation has been simplified, making it easier to browse through pages and find information on issues that are pertinent to your needs. Feel free to post your comments and feedback via the Arafmi … Continue reading

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National Drug and Alcohol  Service Directory

Now more user friendly & optimised to mobile devicesAs you will now be aware, the Commonwealth Department of Health, Turning Point and Monash University, have been collaborating on a website which allows users to run easy and comprehensive searches for … Continue reading

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