Collaboration • Knowledge • Leadership

Collaboration • Knowledge • Leadership

Mental Health and Wellbeing Act (2022) Information and Consultation Forum

The Implementation Project will:
  • Support the Department of Health in successful roll out and implementation of legislative changes
  • Ensure non-acute and community health sector staff have access to engaging and informative training to understand their obligations under the Act
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to community sector Boards and management navigating the new Act

The Amending Bill is a welcome contribution to enhancing the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act.

  • The proposed amendments are largely providing clarity to the progress of service system reform to date.
  • The Amending Bill contributes several valuable improvements and demonstrates an iterative approach to continuous improvement of mental health legislation.

Support and Training Platforms to come:

  • e-Learning Package
  • HelpDesk
  • Ongoing eNews updates
  • Podcasts
  • Webinars

Mental Health Victoria held this Information and Consultation Forum on 20 July 2023 - including an update on Act implementation activities
provided by Katherine Whetton, Deputy Secretary, Mental Health and Wellbeing (Department of Health).

Regional information sessions are being held in coming weeks - view details and register here.

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