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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.

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

National Workplace Initiative

National Workplace Initiative

We are inviting you to help us shape the core framework within the National Workplace Initiative (NWI). The survey closes 16 Aug 2020.
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#InThisTogether: Supporting our mental health during COVID-19

#InThisTogether: Supporting our mental health during COVID-19

Practical tips to stay connected and mentally well during this challenging time.
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News & Media

Recent & Upcoming work

In March 2020, together with mental health organisations, experts and leaders, the Commission developed #InThisTogether – a national conversation sharing practical tips online to support the mental health and wellbeing of Australians during COVID-19.

Find out more about #InThisTogether

The Commission is working with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) to establish a National Suicide and Self-harm Monitoring System. The public interface of the monitoring system is expected to be available for use by September 2020 and the secure portal available to governments and service providers by the end of this year. 

Read more on the 'National Suicide and Self-Harm Monitoring System'