National mental health policy

This policy, which preceded the National mental health policy 2008, was a joint statement by the health ministers of the Commonwealth, states and territories of Australia. Its intention was to set a clear direction for future development of mental health services in Australia so that appropriate services would be accessible to all Australians with mental health problems or mental disorders.

Page last updated: 1992

This publication has been superseded by the National mental health policy 2008.

Date of publication: 1992

National mental health policy (online)
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