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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.

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Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan

The Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan establishes a national approach for collaborative government effort to achieve integrated planning and service delivery of mental health and suicide prevention services.

Monitoring Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Reform: National Report 2019

This report presents a snapshot of some of the issues faced by the mental health system as a whole, as well as the current progress of reforms in mental health and suicide prevention.

October is Mental Health Month, continue to look after your mental this month with Mental Health Australia's calendar of activities. Read more about how the Commission partnered with Mental Health Australia on their “Look After Your Mental Health, Australia” initiative for World Mental Health Day.

Vision 2030 for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Vision 2030 for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Vision 2030 shapes a national direction for mental health and wellbeing. Read the latest updates on the project and register your interest.
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Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan

Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan

The Commission welcomes the National Cabinet’s commitment to support and respond to the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan.
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Recent & Upcoming work

In September, the Commission, together with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), established Australia’s first national suicide and self-harm monitoring system. The website is now live. 

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In August, in collaboration with more than 20 mental health and social service organisations, we launched #GettingThroughThisTogether – a national conversation to support the mental health and wellbeing of Australians as the uncertainty around COVID-19 continues.

Find out more and join the #GettingThroughThisTogether conversation