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  • Accreditation to the National Safety and Quality Mental Health Standards

    The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has developed the National Safety and Quality Mental Health Standards for Community Managed Organisations. The following QAMH submission has been informed by our extensive knowledge of the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Sector in Queensland.

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  • Employment White Paper

    This submission has been informed by our members and our extensive knowledge of the sector. It focuses on the workforce issues we feel are most urgent, including attraction and retention of workers and education and training.

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  • Queensland Housing Summit Submission

    In this submission to the Queensland Government, QAMH are calling for an increased supply of social and affordable housing at a scale adequate to meet escalating demand. This submission also outlines the specific housing needs of people experiencing mental distress.

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  • Closeup shot of a group of people joining their hands together in a huddle

    Pre-Budget Submission to the Federal Government

    In this pre-budget submission, QAMH calls on the federal government to put ‘Mental Wellbeing’ at the centre of the wellbeing budget and ensure the National Mental Health Workforce Strategy plans for the development and growth of a contemporary community mental health workforce.

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  • Daughter Visiting Father In The Retirement Community

    Carer Leave

    Carers provide a vital service to the broader community, reducing the need for formal (paid) care. In the current context, where the demand for carers is escalating, this Issues Paper is a timely examination of the ways to incentivise informal care by exploring an extension of unpaid carer leave.

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  • Illustration for budget planning for 2022 and 2023 years

    2023 Queensland Budget

    QAMH is calling for a 35% increased investment in the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Sector to match spending in other states, bridging the gap in service delivery and transforming the system into one offering high-quality, evidence-based and accessible services.

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Archives
  • November 2019 QAMH Submission to the Queensland Renting Reform
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  • November 2019: Review of the NDIS Act and the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee – submission response
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  • September 2019: Health Transparency Bill 2019 – submission response
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  • May 2019: NDIS Thin Market Consultation – submission response
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  • April 2019: Inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying – submission response
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  • October 2018: Inquiry into Imprisonment and Recidivism – submission response
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  • May 2018: Joint Submission to Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia
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  • 2018-19 State Budget Submission
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  • February 2018: Market Readiness for the National Disability Insurance Scheme
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  • February 2017: The Provision of Services under the NDIS for People with Psychosocial Disabilities Related to Mental Health Conditions
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