Category Archives: Federal

New Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers

Federal MP Amanda Rishworth has assumed the role of Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities & Carers. Adelaide-born Ms Rishworth worked as a psychologist delivering mental health care in the community before being first elected in 2007. “We are on the cusp … Continue reading

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Income support payments to increase from 1 January 2013

Income support payments for Carer allowance, Austudy and Youth Allowance recipients will increase from 1 January 2013 as a result of indexation. Click here for more details.

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All about families: Have your say

Jenny Macklin MP, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Minister for Disability Reform states “Australia’s families face different pressures – from balancing the weekly budget to making sure the kids have the things they … Continue reading

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MHCAA on National Group to Guide Implementation of the National Carer Strategy

15 October 2012Joint Media Release With: JENNY MACKLIN MP Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Minister for Disability Reform The Australian Government has marked the start of Carers Week by announcing a new group that will guide the implementation … Continue reading

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What are Labor and Librals’ views on mental health policy? 

Want to know what is happening in our parliament on mental health? Click here for Mental Health Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells website with mental health updates. Click here for The Minister for Mental Health & Ageing The Hon Mark Butler MP

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The Greens: How can we improve mental health services in regional, rural and remote Australia?

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MHCAA Policy Submissions

Have you seen our recent submissions on: Developing a framework for pharmacists as partners in the mental health care team  National Primary Health Care Strategic Directions Framework  Response to Consultation Paper: NDIS Eligibility and reasonable and necessary support

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MHCAA Policy Submissions

Have you seen our recent submissions on: Developing a framework for pharmacists as partners in the mental health care team  National Primary Health Care Strategic Directions Framework  Response to Consultation Paper: NDIS Eligibility and reasonable and necessary support

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National Mental Health Recovery-Oriented Practice and Service Delivery

The 2nd Consultation Draft of the National Mental Health Recovery-Oriented Practice and Service Delivery has now closed. The documents are available on the project’s webpage at  www.CrazeLateralSolutions.com.

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National Mental Health Recovery-Oriented Practice and Service Delivery

The 2nd Consultation Draft of the National Mental Health Recovery-Oriented Practice and Service Delivery has now closed. The documents are available on the project’s webpage at  www.CrazeLateralSolutions.com.

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