Members Satisfaction Survey and Morning Tea

April 30, 2019

Being would like to invite Being members to attend a satisfaction survey and morning tea to be held on the 6th of May from 10 am till 12 pm. If you would like to attend please RSVP to We look forward to seeing you.

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HETI Consumer Advocacy Course – Scholarships Available

HETI have offered three scholarships to Being to support attendance at this course. If you would like to attend, please download an expression of interest form and return it by COB Friday May 10 to A course overview can be found at the HETI website.

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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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Being’s 12-day Guide to a Mentally Healthy Holiday Season.

December 14, 2018

The Holiday and Christmas period can be a be a lonely and stressful time for a lot of people. For those dealing with mental health issues, the holiday season can sometimes become an inescapable struggle.Thoughts of loneliness, isolation, and grief can arise, family issues can be a point of contention and whether we’re overwhelmed with […]

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Submission to the review of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990

August 9, 2018

Being has recently provided a submission to the NSW Department of Justice in relation to the work currently being done to update the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 and review the responsibilities of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in relation to forensic mental health consumers. Being’s submission can be downloaded at: Being submission to the […]

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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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Cracks in the Ice

June 28, 2018

Cracks in the Ice is a free online toolkit which provides trusted, evidence-based, and up-to-date information and resources about crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) for the Australian community. Cracks in the Ice aims to: Support families, workers and communities to better respond to people affected by ice Improve access to evidence-based information about ice Raise awareness about […]

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“Commission welcomes Commonwealth investment in mental health”

  The NSW Mental Health Commission has released the following statement in response to the federal budget, and in anticipation of the state budget release on June 19: The NSW Mental Health Commission today welcomed the $338m investment in mental health in the 2018-19 federal budget. NSW Mental Health Commissioner Catherine Lourey said she was […]

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