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The 2017 NSW Budget: what does it mean for mental health?

June 23, 2017

Under the 2017 NSW budget, funding for mental health services has increased by 87 million (from 1.8 to 1.9 billion). This increase in mental health funding demonstrates that the government recognises the overwhelming impact of mental health issues on our community. However, the distribution of funding shows the government is not yet prepared to make […]

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Job Opportunity – Policy Officer

September 14, 2016

BEING IS LOOKING FOR A FIXED TERM PART-TIME POLICY OFFICER BEING is currently seeking a part-time Policy Officer to join our busy and dynamic policy team. Your day to day activities will include identifying, researching and advocating on systemic issues relevant to people with a lived experience of mental illness; developing responses on policy issues; […]

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‘Gratus’ – A Mental Health Film

August 24, 2016

In July, Elena from the BEING policy team attended the film premiere of Gratus. Gratus, which in Latin means ‘thankful’, is a short film about experiencing mental illness and the role gratitude can play in recovery. The film was created by nine people with a lived experience of mental illness as part of a 10-week […]

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