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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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Submissions

Mental Health Amendment (Statutory Review) Bill 2014

The proposed amendments to the NSW Mental Health Act are uncontroversial, however, MHCC are disappointed that there is an absence of the positive rights that might be activated. This falls far short of the Election Commitment the NSW Government made in the wake of the Waterlow Case and recommendations from various quarters including the Deputy State Coroner.

November 2014

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NSW Premier: Urgent metro homelessness funding concerns

With the recent announcement by the Commonwealth Government to commit to 12 months stopgap funding under the National Partnership Agreement on Housing,
the MHCC urge the NSW Government to reconsider the substantial reduction of funding (approx. $7m) being provided through the Going Home Staying Home Reform Plan in the Sydney inner city area.

April 2014

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Department of Health – Review of Medicare Locals

This submission addresses some engagement issues and growing concern around the scope of MLs in relation to the broader primary health and social care systems. The following are comments related to some items specified under the Review’s terms of reference, which all closely relate to one another.

December 2013

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