• NDIS Review Final Report Summary

    This summary identifies the key changes proposed by the NDIS Review which will impact people with psychosocial disability and Community Mental Health and Wellbeing providers. The NDIS Review Final Report makes 26 recommendations and 139 supporting actions which are intended to be implemented as a package. Many of the recommendations require legislative change and the review team have stressed that these changes will require a long process of consultation – as much as five years - to ensure a smooth transition. Read the proposed changes and recommendations.

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    Mental Health Select Committee – Parliamentary Briefings

    The Queensland Parliament Mental Health Select Committee heard from a range of government and non-government organisations between January 2022 to March. QAMH have prepared a summary of the issues covered during the public hearings in mid-February.

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    QAMH Summary – The National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Agreement

    The National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Agreement stems from the 2021-22 Federal Budget. This QAMH report outlines the bilateral agreements signed by two states and one territory and details the funding allocations and various initiatives that each will receive.

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    Peer Workforce Survey Summary Report

    Queensland Lived Experience Workforce Network (QLEWN) and the Brisbane North Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) Network with the support of QAMH worked together to explore the supply and demand and the quality of available training in Queensland for the new and growing peer workforce.

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    House of Representatives Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention – Final Report Summary

    The final report of the Federal Government’s House of Representatives Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention was released in November 2021 and sets an ambitious reform agenda. It is anticipated that this report will guide the National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Agreement. QAMH has collated a summary of findings.

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    Wellbeing First

    Wellbeing First is a call to fundamentally shift the focus of our sector from managing illness to actively supporting wellbeing. The report is informed by eight months of research and exploration. The research was led by QAMH CEO Jennifer Black, with guidance from consultants Jose Ramos and Helen Glover.

  • June 2021 National Safety and Quality Mental Health (NSQMH) Standards for Community Managed Organisations (CMOs)
  • February 2020 Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health, Draft Report
  • Measuring Outcomes in Community Mental Health
  • Peer-led National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) engagement activity with mental health consumers and carers on Palm Island
  • Consumer Participation Report: Queensland NGO Mental Health Sector