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Our New Team

The Australian Mental Health Party is proud to share with you the new members of our National Executive and Advisory groups. We are pleased to say that all nominations were unanimously supported at our first National Conference last night in Perth. The diversity of our group reflects our philosophy of inclusion, that all people in […]

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 […]

New Logo Concepts

The Australian Mental Health Party are updating our logo. The start this process we have hired a graphic designer to generate some basic concepts to further develop. We believe that members of the party should help to define our identity by telling us which of these concepts they want us to work on. In the […]

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 […]

National Conference 2017

Hello everyone, The Australian Mental Health Party will be holding our first National Conference on Monday 1st of May 2017. You can take a look at the information pack about this event by clicking here. Please renew your membership with us online, which you can do by following the prompts using the ‘join’ button above […]

WAAMH forum on the WA state election

Last week, we attended the WAAMH public forum on the WA State Election. WAAMH have kindly provided a dot point summary of what each party representative said at the forum. We’d like to share our own reflections which may help people understand some of these issues better leading up to the state election. Four politicians […]

Our first steps

Thanks to our supporters, we now have a federal political party dedicated to mental health and well-being. While the focus of other political parties is on business, workplace issues, and the environment, our political party is about valuing people as our number one asset. For too long, the political agenda has failed to think about […]