“PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST”: MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS AND INITIATIVES IN AUSTRALIAN RURAL AND REMOTE COMMUNITIES. The conference will be held in Adelaide from the 16th to the 21st of November 2012. Our vast country is graced with a...Read more
From: AAP THE federal government has performed a partial reversal on changes to mental health funding first announced in last year’s budget. It announced in May it would save $580 million over five years by rationalising the Better...Read more
If you would like to speak at the conference please submit an abstract… Important Dates Open of Abstracts December 2011 Close of Abstracts 13th April 2012 Notification to Authors 20th April 2012 Author Acceptance Closes 27th April...Read more
The Federal Government has launched a National Mental Health Commission to monitor services for people with mental illness.
Professor Allan Fels The Commission is led by Professor Allan Fels as Chair and has already met to begin work on a National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. Speaking at the official launch in Sydney, the Minister for...Read more
MOST of the trial sites for the federal government’s electronic health record project have been taken offline after it was discovered they were working to different specifications than the planned national model. The National E-Health...Read more
Delegates from over 100 regional and rural towns in Australia and New Zealand will attend this years conference in Ballarat.
3rd Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium “Impacts & Outcomes” – Mercure, Ballarat 14th – 16th November 2011 Delegates from over 100 regional and rural towns in Australia and New Zealand...Read more