Mental health promotion


Masculinities and health: a framework for challenging masculine gender stereotypes in health promotion

The Masculinities and Health Framework is a planning tool to support people and organisations promoting health and wellbeing, particularly when working with men and boys.

Road to recovery: restoring Australia's mental wealth

This report reveals some key findings that show what strategies are required to help prevent suicide in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic impacts on mental health.

Veteran mental health and wellbeing strategy and national action plan 2020-2023

While mental health services have been evolving, veterans have also been changing. The duration and nature of recent and current military conflicts has materially changed the mental health profile of modern veterans. Veterans, current serving members, service providers and ex-service organisation (ESOs) all collaborated on...

Mental health in South Australia - monitoring access and outcomes: July 2020

In this report, the Health Performance Council monitors mental health access and outcomes by selecting Report on Government Services 2020 mental health indicators that can be compared between states and territories and arranges them into broad topic areas.

Staying home: a Youth Survey report on young people’s experience of homelessness

This report provides unique insight into the experiences of young people who have an experience of homelessness through drawing upon Mission Australia’s 18th annual survey of young people aged 15 to 19 years - Youth Survey 2019.
Position paper

Government support for individuals and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

In this position statement, the National Rural Health Alliance acknowledges government response to date to the COVID-19 pandemic, but urges all governments to continue to support all community members, to ensure that the adverse mental and physical health effects of economic uncertainty and poverty are...

A national COVID-19 pandemic issues paper on mental health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

This report calls for a coordinated response based on best practice research in Indigenous psychology and mental health.
Policy report

Policy brief: Women’s mental health in the context of COVID 19 and recommendations for action

This policy brief summarises the evidence for the impact of COVID-19 on women's mental health, and makes recommendations for government actions to better support women’s mental health during the COVID-19 response and recovery.

The Australian principal occupational health, safety and wellbeing survey: 2019 data

The aim of this research project is to conduct a longitudinal study monitoring school leaders’ (principals and deputy/assistant principals) health and wellbeing annually.

Improving the mental health of rural Australians: a review

This report summarises insights from research undertaken to understand how to improve help for rural Australians, in addressing their mental health and wellbeing needs.