Policy Submissions

Mental Health Victoria regularly develops and contributes to submissions and other influencing documents in response to reviews and inquiries from government and other bodies.

For more information about Mental Health Victoria's policy and advocacy agenda please contact our policy team on (03) 9519 7000.

2019

Mental Health Victoria's Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Safety and Quality

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Mental Health Victoria's Joint Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System - MHV & the Victorian Healthcare Association

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Mental Health and Justice: Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System - MHV & Mental Health Legal Centre Inc.

Initial Submission: Productivity Commission Inquiry into the role of improving mental health to support economic participation and enhancing productivity and economic growth 

Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of People with a Disability

Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS: Inquiry into General Issues around Implementation

Additional Resource - Hansard of 'Psychosocial Disability Roundtable'

Terms of Reference for the Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health 

2018

Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs, Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia

Saving Lives. Saving Money: The case for better investment in Victorian Mental Health - Mental Health Victoria report

Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS - market readiness 

2018/19 State Budget - VICSERV Pre-Budget submission

2017

Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS - transitional arrangements - VICSERV submission

DTF Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Discussion Paper - VICSERV submission

NDIS Amendment (Quality and Safeguards Commission and Other Measures) Bill 2017 - VICSERV submission - NDIS

NDIS Amendment (Quality and Safeguards Commission and Other Measures) Bill 2017 - CMHA submission - NDIS

Productivity Commission - NDIS costs - Position Paper - VICSERV submission - NDIS

Productivity Commission - NDIS costs - Position Paper - CMHA submission - NDIS

NDIS Code of Conduct Discussion Paper - VICSERV submission

2017/18 Federal Budget - CMHA analysis

2017/18 Federal Budget - VICSERV statement

Australian National Audit Office - Decision-making controls for sustainability - NDIS access - VICSERV submission NDIS

2017/18 Victorian State Budget - VICSERV analysis

National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 - VICSERV Submission

NDIS Price Review 2017 - VICSERV key points - NDIS

Productivity Commission Inquiry into NDIS costs - VICSERV Submission - NDIS

Productivity Commission Inquiry into NDIS costs - CMHA Submission - NDIS

Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition - VICSERV Submission - NDIS

Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition - CMHA Submission - NDIS

Productivity Commission Identifying Sectors for Reform - CMHA Submission

2016

Fifth National Mental Health Plan - VICSERV submission

Fifth National Mental Health Plan - CMHA submission

2017/18 State Budget - VICSERV submission

Victorian State Disability Plan 2017-2020 - VICSERV submission

Productivity Commission Issues Paper - Inquiry into Competition and Informed User Choice Human Services - CMHA submission

MHA letter to COAG on NDIS Review - signatory to MHA letter - NDIS

2016/17 Federal Budget - VICSERV analysis

2016/17 Victorian State Budget - VICSERV analysis

2015

10-year plan for mental health - VICSERV submission

Review of MHCSS - VICSERV consultation

Learn and Build in Barwon - VICSERV report - NDIS

2015/16 Federal Budget - VICSERV analysis

2015/16 Victorian State Budget - VICSERV analysis

National Quality and Safeguarding Framework - VICSERV submission - NDIS

Reportable Deaths - VICSERV issues paper