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Monitoring mental health and suicide prevention reform: Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Pre

Appendix B: Carer Survey 2020

Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. The National Mental Health Commission (the Commission) is seeking feedback from mental health consumers and carers on their experiences of mental health services in the past 12 months.

The annual consumer and carer survey helps inform reporting on the progress of mental health and suicide prevention reform in Australia, specifically the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan. Your insights are critical in driving sustainable reform of the mental health system and delivering care that suits the needs of Australians.

To access this survey, download the 2020 Consumer and Carer Report PDF file below and go to Appendix B: Carer Survey 2020.

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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 present and emerging, 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.