Telehealth Initiative to Improve Rural Access

Regional Health Minister Dr David Gillespie has welcomed a telehealth initiative commencing which allows improved access to psychological services,...

One Stop Shop for Mental Health Services Moves Australia’s Mental Health Care Online

People suffering mental problems will from today be able to get help from a one stop mental health service combining help from 26 mental health...

Australia's First Ever 'Dementia Village' Will Be Built In Tasmania

A $25 million village for people with dementia will be built in Tasmania, aimed at providing a real life experience for those with the disease.

The Opportunities and Challenges for Public and Private Mental Health Services in Australia

In August 2015 a presentation to the 16th International Mental Health Conference by Sandy Thomson from GovernancePlus provided delegates with an...

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (PIMH) in Rural and Remote Queensland

Over recent decades, strong evidence has emerged that the foundations for a child’s growth and development are laid in the early years, from...

One in three who attempt suicide receive no follow up support

The Canberra Times, 3 September 2015.

Australia lagging on funding for mental health services

Article Australia lagging on funding for mental health services, says Mental Illness Fellowship Published by ABC News 11 May 2015 By Katherine Gregory

Mental health patients facing cuts to crucial services amid funding uncertainty: experts

Published on ABC Radio Australia, Updated 24 March 2015, 10:50 AEDT by medical reporter Sophie Scott

DVA puts veterans at ease

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced new arrangements designed to make it easier for veterans to access mental health support.

The National Mental Health Commission: reviews, report cards and reform

The National Mental Health Commission has been tasked by the Australian Government to undertake an independent review of the mental health system....