Membership

We have two tiers of members:
                  voting and non-voting members.


 

Voting Members

Our voting membership is a closed group of organisations that were members of our association prior to incorporation.

Our six member organisations are: 


 

My National Voice- Advocacy Membership 

My National Voice Advocacy Members collectively form a national carer community. This community proudly stands together to:

  • Be informed about mental health carer issues
  • Have a voice to be heard and to speak up about mental health carer issues
  • Take action and contribute their ideas to our work

This membership is a non-voting membership, within Australia.

Membership is currently free & open to:

  • Families & Carers - of someone experiencing mental health issues. 
  • Friends of MHCAA - people or groups who have an interest in mental health carer and family issues. 

 

Benefits of the membership

Be informed 

  • Subscription to our monthly e-newsletter 
  • Regular updates on issues affecting the mental health families and carers.
  • Information and support through materials and ideas.

Have a voice 

  • Tell your story through the Our National Voice initiative
  • Join dedicated carer advocates across the country and speak up and speak out about mental health carer issues. Together our voices will make a difference to ensure people with a mental illness, and their families and carers, will be understood, respected and provided with a level of treatment and support which provides them with the opportunity to be included in their community.

Take action 

  • We will stay in touch to share our work with you and draw on your ideas. 
  • You will receive invitations to take action on our advocacy and campaigns. This might include:
  • Providing advice and feedback for our campaigns and advocacy 
  • Sending an email to a member of parliament
  • Speaking with the media
  • Attending an event

Apply for Membership

To apply for the free membership download the form here.

Contact Details
For information please contact
Jenny Branton

Executive Officer

 Mental Health Carers Australia

e contact.us@mentalhealthcarersaustralia.org.au

Please note: My National Voice- Advocacy Members have no right to vote at any general meeting of the Association.