Mental health support for Victorians affected by bushfire

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The Federal Government has announced crucial mental health supports for Australians affected by the 2019-20 bushfires. Supporting the Mental Health of Australians Affected by Bushfires measure will ensure people have access to coordinated and tailored support they need to recover from the effects of the 2019–20 bushfires. An investment of $76 million is being provided over two years.  

The Victorian Government has also announced case support will be provided to people living in Gippsland and North East Victoria. Click below to find out more.  

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Stop rationing mental health services in aged care

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Mental Health Victoria urges the Royal Commission into Aged Care to pay special attention to the mental health of RACF residents at the December 2019 hearings which will examine the interfaces between the aged care and health systems.

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Productivity Commission Report a watershed moment in mental health reform

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Mental Health Victoria welcomes the release of the Productivity Commission (PC)’s draft report on mental health reform and congratulates Professor Stephen King and fellow Commissioners for a truly impressive set of recommendations that, if implemented, will improve the lives of millions of Australians living with mental illness.

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