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Federal budget a promising start, but more is needed for whole-of-sector mental health reform 

Federal budget a promising start, but more is needed for whole-of-sector mental health reform 

Mental Health First Aid International welcomes the Albanese Government’s 2024–25 Federal Budget which will invest $361 million over the next four years to expand the range of free mental health services for Australians.   Angus Clelland, CEO of Mental Health First...

Award Wining-Dr Claire Kelly-Suicide Prevention Australia’s 2024 National LiFE Award
Dr Claire Kelly honoured with Suicide Prevention Australia’s 2024 National LiFE Award for Outstanding Contribution

Dr Claire Kelly honoured with Suicide Prevention Australia’s 2024 National LiFE Award for Outstanding Contribution

Congratulations to Dr Claire Kelly and Dr Laura Hart who have received Suicide Prevention Australia’s 2024 National LiFE Award for Outstanding Contribution. This award recognises their significant contribution to the development of the Teen Mental Health First...

National Reconciliation Week 2023

National Reconciliation Week 2023

Mental Health First Aid Australia recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians. Our formal reconciliation journey began in 2022, as we started to change our ways of working and move towards building a stronger and more unified...

National Reconciliation Week 2022
National Reconciliation Week 2022

National Reconciliation Week 2022

Mental Health First Aid Australia recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first Australians. Our formal organisational commencement of a journey towards reconciliation in 2022 signifies the important first step of accountability to all First...

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