OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SECTOR IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
The Coalition (NTMHC) coordinated 2 forums for our members; one at Alice Springs Convention Centre, on Tuesday 28 June 2016 and one at Darwin Waterfront Vibe Hotel,on Wednesday 29 June 2016.
Speakers provided the community mental health sector with the opportunity to discuss emerging issues, including the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Key speakers provided a National overview:
- Frank Quinlan, Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Australia
- Rod Astbury, Convenor Executive Leadership Group, Community Mental Health Australia.
Speakers and attendees provided the local perspective; the aim of the forums was to support the work of Coalition members in improving the mental health system for consumers across the Northern Territory.