National Mental Health


A contributing life: the 2012 national report card on mental health and suicide prevention

This report examines how Australia as a nation supports the estimated 3.2 million Australians each year who live with a mental health difficulty, their families and support people. Australia leads the world in progressive mental health policy, but it falls down in delivery. The report...

National mental health and disability employment strategy update: setting the direction

After fifteen years of economic growth, Australia still has the seventh lowest employment rate for people with disability, including mental illness, in the OECD. Attempts by previous governments to encourage people with disability into employment, including via Welfare to Work, have failed. This paper, developed...