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About the sector

The community managed mental health sector is a key provider of mental health services and supports to people in the community.

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Annual Reports

Find detailed information on the work we do to support the community managed mental health sector.

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Latest news

Catch up on all the latest news and stories from the community-based mental health sector.

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Sector events

Discover a range of ways to connect and learn through our events, forums and talks.

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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Registered training

Build on your lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification.

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Customised training

Contact us to design a professional development solution for your workforce and organisation.

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Our members

Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.

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Become a member

Join a strong network of community-based mental health organisations delivering better outcomes for people in New South Wales.

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NDIS Worker Screening

From 1 July 2019, there will be new worker screening requirements for people delivering NDIS services.

A new NDIS Worker Check will be introduced in NSW from 1 July 2019. Until then, transitional NDIS worker screening arrangements are in place in NSW.

Under the quality and safeguards arrangements for the NDIS, the roles and responsibilities for worker screening have changed in the following ways:

Who needs to get a clearance?

Workers in a ‘risk assessed’ role must have a clearance (or make an application for a clearance) before they can start work.

Disability service providers are responsible for determining which roles in their organisation are a risk assessed role. This includes:

NDIS Worker Screening Fact Sheet

EASY READING – NDIS Worker Screening Fact Sheet

Further information about Worker screening is provided by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission and may be subject to change.

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