Position vacant – Graphic designer (paid role)

January 21, 2020

Are you a proficient graphic designer who identifies as having lived/living experience of mental health issues?  Are you passionate about using your creativity in a consumer-run organisation? Do you love being part of a workplace with a nurturing culture which embraces people living with mental health issues? If you have skills relevant to the following tasks, we […]

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Three volunteers needed at Being!

January 20, 2020

Are you passionate about being part of system change in the mental health sector and feel you have valuable perspectives and skills to offer through volunteering? Do you want to work for a consumer-run organisation and be part of a nurturing culture which embraces people living with mental health issues? We are seeking enthusiastic people […]

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NEWS FLASH – Being has moved to a new and exciting location!

July 16, 2019

We know that many have been waiting in anticipation of our announcement of our move and new premises. We really appreciate our members and supporters taking such a keen interest in Being and  thank you all for your patience whilst we underwent the mammoth task of moving our offices and setting up something special to […]

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Being Budget Guide 2019

April 4, 2019

We have collected together an easy to access list of some of the key mental health funding commitments made in this week’s federal budget. See the info-graphic below for a detailed list. Being is particularly pleased to see funds have been committed to pilots of eight adult mental health centres to explore ways of improving […]

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Joint letter to Minister Hunt – My Health Record

August 7, 2018

Call to Suspend My Health Record Roll Out Dear Minister Hunt, We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned about serious risks that My Health Record pose to a range of constituencies and that have not been satisfactorily responded to by the Australian Digital Health Agency. Our attached policy brief highlights the poor design of My […]

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Media Release: ‘If in doubt, opt OUT’. My Health Record warning issued by leading mental health peak bodies

July 18, 2018

Wednesday 18th July 2018 A joint paper, expressing serious concerns about the Commonwealth Government’s My Health Record has been released by three of Australia’s leading peak bodies for consumers of mental health services. ‘We’ve joined together to tell people with mental illness: if you’re in doubt, opt out,’ says Shauna Gaebler, CEO of CoMHWA, the […]

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Alternatives to Suicide Forum

February 7, 2018

Time: 10am – 1pm (Registrations open at 9.30) Date: Friday 9th March 2018 Location: Glebe Town Hall, 160 St Johns Road Glebe NSW Alternatives to Suicide is an innovative peer led suicide prevention program from the Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community (USA). Being and inside out & associates australia are pleased to bring Caroline Mazel-Carlton and […]

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New Positions at Being

January 16, 2018

For more information about the new job opportunities at Being, follow the links below: Policy and Communications Manager 1 year Fixed Term – Part-time (35 hours per week over 5 days) Closing date 11th April Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, and the Policy and Communications team, the position has a primary focus on ensuring […]

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Committee Opportunities at Being

December 18, 2017

Being is looking to establish a number of committees in 2018, some of which will include a Community Advisory Group and a NSW Peer Workforce Committee. Please see the links below for details. For further information contact us at info@being.org.au. The closing date for applications has been extended. Applications for both committees now close 29th […]

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Being AGM!

December 4, 2017

Last Tuesday, the 28th of November, Being held our Annual General Meeting. This was a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the past year, and to catch up with Being’s members and supporters. The meeting also including a Board election, and our members voted Anne Francis, Sunny Hemraj, and Tim Heffernan on to the Board of […]

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