Media Releases

Mental Health Victoria can provide media comment on issues related to:

  • the mental health workforce
  • support services and programs
  • rehabilitation and support
  • government policy and funding
  • individual and community experiences of mental illness

Contact the MHV Policy & Communications team on +61 (3) 9519 7000.


Mental Health Victoria welcomes new Mental Health Minister

Funding to protect mental health and AOD services welcomed

Further State–Commonwealth collaboration on mental health to be applauded

Fast tracked mental health support will save lives

Mental Health Victoria says Royal Commission delay is welcomed, will not slow reform agenda

Funding to roll out Victoria's mental health reform is timely and welcome

Mental Health Victoria welcomes Victorian Government’s support for post-bushfire mental health

International and local experts to focus on mental health across the lifespan


Royal Commission’s interim report will kick start urgent reform process and save lives

Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report: Stop rationing mental health services in aged care

Productivity Commission Interim Report: A watershed moment in mental health reform 

Federal Government Announcement of a Long Term National Health Plan

Victorian Budget 2019/20 

Federal Budget 2019/20

Federal Budget 2019/20

Royal Commission into Mental Health: Announcement of Terms of Reference & Commissioners 


Royal Commission into Mental Health Announced 

Victorian Government investment into Community Mental Health

Federal Budget 2018/19

State Budget 2018/19 


Special Bulletin - Alarming reports of people with serious mental illness being rejected by NDIA 

Special Bulletin - R U OK? and Vote 'Yes' 

Federal State Budget 2017/18 - VICSERV responce

Victorian State Budget 2017/18 - VICSERV responce

Appointment of new Chief Executive Officer 


Victorian State Budget 2016/17 - VICSERV responce