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

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Fourth National NDIS and Mental Health Conference

20 February 2023 — 9:00am

International Convention Centre
14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is at a pivotal moment as it seeks to make real the promise of the scheme as an investment in recovery, capacity building and wellbeing.

Join the conversation at the upcoming National NDIS and Mental Health Conference and take part in this much-needed opportunity for those in the sector to discuss and address the progress of the NDIS and its related services.


Conference Key Highlights 

Professor Bruce Bonyhady, Co-Chair, Independent Review of the NDIS
Professor Bonyhady is a disability reformer and economist. He was a key architect of the NDIS and was the inaugural Chair of the National Disability Insurance Agency.

Dr Michelle Funk, World Health Organization
Unit Head of the Policy, Law and Human Rights team at the World Health Organization, Dr Michelle Funk will present the keynote speech.

Deb Hamilton and Nic Hancock, Lived Experience Researchers
Discussing barriers for people with psychosocial disability accessing the NDIS and recommendations to address them.

Out from the Mist exhibition
Hear from Creative Director Michael Lockwood about the exhibition and its focus on the creative brain.

Program   Book your place

All NDIS participants, their families, supporters and service providers are encouraged to register to be part of this significant discussion and event in 2023.


We hope you can join Community Mental Health Australia for this event.

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