Mental Health Calendar

A calendar of mental health and wellbeing events and days of acknowledgement.

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We provide evidence and advice on ways to continuously improve Australia’s mental health and suicide prevention system, and act as a catalyst for change to achieve those improvements.

National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy


of adult mental health issues emerge before age 18

7 in 10

of the most common presentations to paediatricians are for child mental health


people contributed to the development of the strategy

National Workplace Initiative

The NWI provides a nationally consistent approach to workplace mental health.

National Suicide Prevention Office

The NSPO sets strategic directions, builds capabilities, supports cross jurisdiction and cross portfolio action and reports on the agreed outcomes.

Curiosity, Compassion and Care

A report on people’s lived experience of distress and mental ill-health in Australia.

Have your say

The Commission has an engagement platform so we can hear your feedback and ideas on the development of our projects and strategies.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Commission acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands throughout Australia.
We pay our respects to their clans, and to the elders, past and present, and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, sea and community.


The Commission is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. The Commission welcomes all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lived Experience

We acknowledge the individual and collective contributions of those with a lived and living experience of mental ill-health and suicide, and those who love, have loved and care for them. Each person’s journey is unique and a valued contribution to Australia’s commitment to mental health suicide prevention systems reform.