Mental health is an investment

Our party sees the minds of Australian people as our number one asset. A mentally healthy society helps people reach their potential, make the most of life, and strive for a better future. Years of neglect to mental health care in Australia are weighing us down. A sense of scale is needed to understand this […]

What we stand for

The vision of our party is for all people in Australian society to have optimal mental health and well-being. At our national conference this year, we passed a resolution to begin working towards our vision by developing policy on the following domains: Create a simpler system for accessing mental health care under Medicare. We believe […]

Mental health in schools

FACT: One in four young Australians currently has a mental health condition. 1 FACT: Suicide is the biggest killer of young Australians, accounting for the deaths of more young people than car accidents. 2 FACT: Half of all lifetime cases of mental health disorders start by age 14 years. 3 Young people are doing it […]

Medicare Reforms

Medicare support for psychological care has been problematic for many years. At the National Conference, the Australian Mental Health Party will propose several areas of reform to directly address and resolve these issues. More appointments for those who need them In the current Medicare system people can access up to ten visits of psychological care […]