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    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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    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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    Anti-Discrimination Act Review

    QAMH believes it is time to reconsider whether the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, in its current form, has kept pace with the changing needs of society and community expectations, and whether it still provides those protections that are a part of a fair and inclusive society.

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    Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into the Opportunities to Improve Mental Health Outcomes for Queenslanders

    The Queensland Government’s Mental Health Select Committee conducted a systemic review of the mental health system in Queensland. QAMH’s submission calls for fundamental system-wide reform, the development of a community mental health and wellbeing workforce strategy, and a significant increase in funding to provide services for the “missing middle".

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    Draft National Safety and Quality Mental Health Standards for Community Managed Organisations

    QAMH believes these Standards are an important step towards providing safety and quality assurance for consumers and their carers, and best practice guidance for service providers. QAMH welcomes the Standards’ intent to provide nationally consistent guidelines for the care consumers and carers can expect.

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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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