National Report Card 2023

National Report Card 2023

The National Report Card 2023 presents a refreshed approach to annual reporting on Australia’s mental health system. The document provides a concise, consistent, and data-driven view of mental health and wellbeing in Australia. It draws together relevant events and data on a set of core indicators to reflect on the 2023 calendar year and understand how the system is faring. It should be read alongside the National Report Card 2023 Technical Report.

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  • Reporting
  • Suicide prevention

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.