Submission to the Mental Health Productivity Commission

February 3, 2020

Being made seven recommendations, across five broad headings, to the Federal Government’s Productivity Commission’s Mental Health draft report, which was released on 31 October, 2019. The main areas of concern Being made recommendations on were: Mental health rights The need for a national consumer peak body for mental health The need for a Mental Health Complaints […]

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Guardianship Act Review – NSW Law Reform Commission’s consultations

August 24, 2016

The NSW Law Reform Commission is reviewing and reporting on The Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW). The Attorney General have asked the Commission to see if the laws in NSW on Guardianship need to change. The Guardianship Act allows people who are not able to make decisions for themselves to appoint someone to make these decisions […]

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Senate Inquiry about Indefinite Detention

April 15, 2016

April update on the Senate Inquiry about Indefinite Detention We’ve sent our feedback  to inform the Senate’s Inquiry about Indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia. We made comments and recommendations based on the problems we’ve heard from people who have experienced the forensic mental health system. Here are some of […]

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