Update (May 2020)

Covid-19 and the recovery period, effects on the Mental Health workforce and how the Government can assist. Party Leader, Paul Stevenson has requested the Minister of Health extend the Mental Health Workforce through funding the services of all credited, mental health workers. By providing this support, the Government will increase the mental health workforce some […]

Update (Oct 2019)

On 23rd July, 2019, The Joint Executive for the Australian Mental Health Party held its monthly meeting and engaged in an honest and thorough discussion of where our party has been, where we are now and where we plan to go. After a disappointing Election result in May 2019, we have been pooling together to […]

Federal Election 2019

On behalf of the party, I’d like to express my gratitude to our party members and supporters who voted for us at the election a few weeks ago. What an amazing experience that was! Being the first time running for the senate at a proper federal election, we have learned so much for next time. […]

Update (April 2019)

Want to help out on election day? We have announced our Senate candidates for WA and QLD. The party leader, Dr Ben Mullings (PhD) is running for the Senate in WA, while Paul J. Stevenson (a recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia) is running for the Senate in QLD. Both candidates need […]

Mental Health and the Federal Budget 2019

This year’s pre-election federal budget came with an impressive-sounding $737 million allocated to mental health. As usual however, the fine-print tells a different story. On budget night, one of the oldest tricks in the book is to space out funding across several years. In this case, the $737 million is spans a seven-year period, which […]