National Peer Workforce Guidelines Survey

The National Mental Health Commission, recently launched National Peer Workforce Guidelines Survey. Under the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan, the Commission is leading the development of National Peer Workforce Development Guidelines by 2021...

NT Human Services Industry Plan, January 2020

The Northern Territory’s 10 year Human Services Industry Plan is designed to unite efforts across the public, not-for-profit and private sectors, with themes, priorities and actions targeted to build “strong and inclusive organisations; supporting our people, our...

Draft Report Released 31 Oct 2019

The Productivity Commission conducted an Inquiry into the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health in Australia. The draft Report and recommendations, including key mental health stakeholders across Australia have agreed upon a Charter 2020 which...

Third National NDIS and Mental Health Conference

Adelaide Convention Centre, 30 & 31 March 2020 The Third National NDIS and Mental Health Conference will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from March 30-31, 2020. Conference themes will look at how to improve human rights outcomes and increasing roles for...

Darwin Workshop Feb 26 2020

Investigating the impact of NDIS market – participants with a psychosocial disability and providers A workshop has been scheduled for Darwin on the 26 February. A facilitated workshop will identify best practice in the delivery of supports to participants with a...

New data report on people with Psychosocial Disability in the NDIS

The NDIA agency has recently released a new comprehensive report on the data and outcome trends in regard to people with psychosocial disabilities in the Scheme. This report has been developed by the Office of the Scheme Actuary in response to requests for additional...

Reimagine Stage 2 Co-Design Project

Do you, or someone you care for, have a mental health concern that impacts you day to day? Do you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander? If so, you are invited to join an upcoming co-design session to create NEW resources to support you and your...

BE engaged Mental Health Planning 2019

The Northern Territory Government is reviewing the NT Mental Health Strategic Plan to better meet the social and emotional needs of Territorians and align priorities with the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan. Following community feedback, a...

Commonwealth Mental Health Programs Monitoring Project

A national project reporting on transition rates for Partners in Recovery (PIR), Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) and Day to Day Living (D2DL) clients into the NDIS has released its first interim update. A joint partnership between Community Mental Health...

Indigenous Communities Lead on Suicide Prevention:

New report ‘offers hope and inspiration.’ Inspiring stories of how two Indigenous communities dramatically reduced high levels of suicide among their people through community lead and owned solutions were shared at the second National Aboriginal and Torres...

NDIS News

NDIS Worker Orientation Module. NT Quality and Safeguarding Framework 2016, Summary Overview and Domains, Elements and Indicators Guide. NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will roll out across Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, Australia’s Capital Territory and...

Cartoon to assist NT communities to call out dodgy care under NDIS

It’s hoped a multilingual cartoon will encourage people with disability to speak up about dodgy care under the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Northern Territory. The new NT government campaign included a range of resources – a video cartoon, bookmarks and...

Fact sheet – SafeWork Aust – Preventing Psychological Injury

This Fact Sheet provides information to persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) and workers on how to address psychological health risks under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all persons at work. Download...

2017 Mental Health Week Community Survey

In 2017 as part of Mental Health Week activities the Mental Health Coalition (Coalition) invited the Northern Territory Community to provide feedback about their experiences of the mental health services, programs or the systems in the Territory, as well as people’s...

World Suicide Prevention Day Event

Join us for a smoking ceremony, guest speakers, music and a commemorative event aimed at helping with your reflections and healing.  Click here to download the flyer When: Wednesday 12th of September Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Where: Alice Springs Town Council...