NOMINATIONS SOUGHT TO THE BOARD OF BEING

October 31, 2017

BEING |  Mental Health & Wellbeing Consumer Advisory Group is seeking three positions for our Board that will become available at the next Annual General Meeting of BEING on 28th November 2017. BEING is a state-wide peak organisation whose purpose is to ensure that the views of people with lived experience are heard by policy […]

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Review of the Mental Health Commission + Survey

October 6, 2017

The Minister for Mental Health, the Hon Tanya Davies MP, has released details of the Terms of reference for a Review of the Mental Health Commission. A five-year review of the Mental Health Commission was a requirement when it was established in July 2012 under the Mental Health Commission Act (the Act). The review will be led by Dr […]

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Expressions of Interest – NSW Mental Health Consumer Subcommittee

October 4, 2017

Are you a person with a lived experience of mental illness with a passion for influencing change and contributing to NSW Mental Health policy? Are you connected to the mental health system and wish to advocate on behalf of the group you wish to represent? The Consumer Subcommittee provides advice to the NSW Ministry or […]

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Wagga Wagga Consultation update

November 3, 2017

In September, Elena and Kirsten visited Wagga and sat down with some local consumers to talk about mental health reform and what issues are important to people with lived experience in Wagga. It was great to see some familiar faces, and some new ones. An issue of real importance to participants was community supports for […]

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NOMINATIONS SOUGHT TO THE BOARD OF BEING

October 31, 2017

BEING |  Mental Health & Wellbeing Consumer Advisory Group is seeking three positions for our Board that will become available at the next Annual General Meeting of BEING on 28th November 2017. BEING is a state-wide peak organisation whose purpose is to ensure that the views of people with lived experience are heard by policy […]

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Newcastle Consultations Summaries

October 30, 2017

In August this year, Elena and Emma visited Newcastle to hold a consultation to hear people’s feedback on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and another to hear about their experiences of the mental health system in the Newcastle area. The outcomes of these consultations have now been transcribed and summarised into a report. Click […]

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