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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 15 September 2023

This week, I was delighted to join colleagues from around the country, particularly the CEOs of our fellow State and Territory peaks, in meeting with ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 1 September 2023

It has been an energising fortnight at MHCC ACT. Today, I am in the Canberra Times speaking about climate change, mental health and the cost of l...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 18 August 2023

There has been a lot of wonderful activity in the mental health and healthy community space this fortnight. And lots to look forward to as well.

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 4 August 2023

It’s been lovely to see some sunny days in Canberra as we zip into August. Feels like spring is (almost) on the way!

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 20 July 2023

It’s been a whirlwind fortnight since our last Sector Update. It has been wonderful to continue meeting with many of you, and to learn about the pri...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 6 July 2023

It’s been a busy start to my time as CEO of MHCC ACT. It has been an absolute delight to meet some of our members, and I appreciate the warm and gen...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 22 June 2023

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I bring you my first Sector Update as the newly appointed CEO of MHCC. I am truly delighted to have the ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 9 June 2023

Hi there. It’s an incredibly busy time of year and much is happening in the mental health sector in the ACT! In this edition, you can read about th...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 28 April 2023

In this edition, we have announced a new date for Walk on Country.  You’ll also find information on upcoming training, surveys, submissions...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 16 April 2023

In this edition, we are recruiting for our Media and Communications Manager.  You’ll also find information on upcoming training, surveys, subm...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 30 March 2023

In this edition, we are recruiting for our Media and Communications Manager and have announced new dates for Walk on Country training.  You’ll...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 16 March 2023

In this edition, we are recruiting for our CEO and have launched our new website.  You’ll also find information on upcoming training, surve...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 2 March 2023

In this edition, read about how to have your say in developing the ACT Government’s Mental Health Workforce Strategy action plan, advocacy on ho...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 16 February 2023

In this edition, you can read MHCC ACT’s latest publication , and the excellent work being done by our members. You’ll also find informati...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 2 February 2023

In this edition, you can read about the Federal Government’s latest announcements on mental health, and the excellent work being done by our mem...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 19 January 2023

Welcome to the new-look ACT Mental Health Sector update! In this edition, you can read about what 2023 holds for MHCC ACT. You’ll also find info...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 22 December 2022

This is the final edition of the Sector Update for 2022! You’ll find information on upcoming training, surveys, submissions, grants and opportun...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 8 December 2022

In this edition, read about how you can help us advocate for our sector, and get details of our Christmas shutdown. You’ll also find information...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 24 November 2022

In this edition, read about help us advocate for our sector, and join us in celebrating a well-deserved accolade for one of our members. You’ll ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 10 November 2022

In this edition, read about our continued advocacy for the sector and some exciting news from our members. You’ll also find information on upcom...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 27 October 2022

In this edition, read our thoughts on the Federal Budget, find out who received this year’s Mental Health Month Awards and learn the latest on o...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 13 October 2022

In this edition, read the latest news on Mental Health Month ACT, Anti-Poverty Week, Carers Week and much more in this bumper edition of the ACT Menta...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 29 September 2022

In this edition, read the latest news on Mental Health Month ACT, which starts this weekend! You’ll also find information on upcoming training, ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 15 September 2022

…read the latest news on Mental Health Month ACT, which starts in just a few weeks!n You’ll also find information on upcoming training, su...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 1 September 2022

In this edition, read about our recent advocacy work and the many ways you can get involved in Mental Health Month ACT, which starts in just one month...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 18 August 2022

In this edition, read about the many ways you can get involved with Mental Health Month ACT Awards and events, including having a cuppa in your workpl...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 4 August 2022

In this edition, read about our reaction to the ACT Budget 2022-23, the Mental Health Month grants, awards and events, including your opportunity to g...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 21 July 2022

In this edition, read about the Mental Health Month Awards and our upcoming training. You’ll also find surveys, research, submissions, grant opp...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 7 July 2022

In this edition, read about our acting CEO arrangements, response to the 2021 Census data and upcoming events and opportunities. You’ll also fin...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 23 June 2022

In this edition, find out about our upcoming events and opportunities, including who will be speaking at mid-year forum, have your say on our Mental H...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 9 June 2022

In this edition, help us shape how the ACT Government measures outcomes within our sector, find out how to join us at our mid-year forum and check out...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 26 May 2022

In this edition, help us shape how the ACT Government measures outcomes within our sector, find out about Mental Health Month ACT event grants and lea...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 12 May 2022

In this edition, read the latest COVID-19 updates, find out the 2022 theme for Mental Health Month ACT, as well as recent NDIS updates and news on the...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 28 April 2022

In this edition, read about the latest COVID-19 updates, an opportunity to be part of our Mental Health Month Advisory Committee and subcommittees, as...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 14 April 2022

In this edition, read about the latest updates on COVID-19, the Federal Election and Budget, our Understanding Sex and Gender Diversity training, as w...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 31 March 2022

In this edition, read about the latest COVID-19 updates, Trans Day of Visibility and World Bipolar Day, our Understanding Sex and Gender Diversity tra...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 17 March 2022

In this edition, read about the latest COVID-19 updates, our upcoming Understanding Sex and Gender Diversity training, as well as recent NDIS updates ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 3 March 2022

In this edition, read about the latest COVID-19 updates, our upcoming Mental Health First Aid Training for Workplaces, and an article from Think Menta...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 17 February 2022

In this edition, read about the recently published Counting the Costs report on ACT Community Sector funding as well as recent NDIS updates including ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 3 February 2022

In this edition, read about recent NDIS updates including the independent review of NDIA actuarial forecast model and drivers of Scheme cost and updat...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 20 January 2022

In this edition, read about the community sector’s calls for increased support amidst the Omicron outbreak, the implementation of the NDS Workfo...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 6 January 2022

In our first newsletter of the new year, find updates from yesterday’s press conferences on COVID-19 from the national cabinet and ACT governmen...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 23 December 2021

In this edition, find an end of year message from MHCC ACT CEO, Bec Cody, read about the new NDIA Psychosocial Disability Recovery-Oriented Framework ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 9 December 2021

In this edition, find out about the new National Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development Guidelines. We invite our members to attend our End of ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 25 November 2021

In this edition, we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. We invite our members to attend our End of Year C...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 11 November 2021

In this edition, we invite our members to MHCC ACT’s Sector Outreach Initiative as a warm outreach program as well as our upcoming AGM on 23 Nov...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 28 October 2021

In this edition, e invite you to Navigate Your Mental Health for the final days of Mental Health Month. Join us in celebrating the achievements of ind...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 14 October 2021

In this edition, we invite you to Navigate Your Mental Health this October for Mental Health Month. Join us in celebrating the achievements of the ACT...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 30 September 2021

In this edition, Mental Health Month is set to begin tomorrow, read about some of the upcoming events and activities! Thank you for submitting nominat...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 9 September 2021

In this edition, we have extended nominations for the ACT Mental Health Month Awards! Ask someone today ‘are you really ok?‘ Read about th...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 26 August 2021

In this edition, we announce changes to the Mental Health Month program due to COVID-19. The impacts of COVID and the health and wellbeing of our vuln...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 12 August 2021

In this edition, we encourage you to get involved in Mental Health Month as we lead into October. We share link to key information on Commissioning in...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 29 July 2021

In this edition, we invite you to nominate someone for an ACT Mental Health Month Award. Join us in congratulating Marymead CatholicCare Canberra &...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 15 July 2021

In this edition, we celebrate the success in the opposition to the NDIS Reform. Explore and understand how NAIDOC is a part of a greater discussion ne...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 1 July 2021

In this edition, we bring you information and support as the COVID-19 situation increases across the country. We explore the impacts current funding m...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 17 June 2021

In this edition, we take a look at the ACDC Project coming to the ACT. Further perspectives on the NDIS are shared. We celebrate Pride Month through a...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 3 June 2021

In this edition, we invite you to join us as we celebrate the success of the ACT Recovery College trial as it comes to an end. Look at the goals for u...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 20 May 2021

In this edition, we invite you to celebrate the success of the ACT Recovery College trial as it comes to an end. We also encourage you to apply for a ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 6 May 2021

In this edition, we sadly announce the end of the 2-year ACT Recovery College Trial and celebrate its success. We invite you to be a part of the CMHA ...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 22 April 2021

In this edition, we call for contributions to the ACT Budget Consultation submission, and explore the ACT Wellbeing Framework. See what is happening i...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 8 April 2021

In this edition, we introduce the ‘Missing Middle’ Reports launched last month. We also share with you resources to help prepare for the n...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 25 March 2021

In this edition, we invite you to participate in our feedback survey, which closes on Sunday. See what is happening in the lived experience space thro...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 11 March 2021

In this edition, to make sure you keep safe, take note of the latest COVID-19 advice from ACT Health, and can find information regarding the vaccine r...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 25 February 2021

In this edition, to make sure you keep safe, take note of the latest COVID-19 advice from ACT Health. Take a look at the NMHC Mental Health and Safety...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 11 February 2021

In this edition, to make sure you keep safe, take note of the latest COVID-19 advice from ACT Health. We take a look the ACT 2020/21 Budget and what s...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 28 January 2021

In this edition, to make sure you keep safe, take note of the latest COVID-19 advice from ACT Health. The NMHC are seeking feedback on The National Ch...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 21 December 2020

MHCC ACT would like to wish you all a safe and happy holiday. This Christmas Edition of our regular newsletter focuses on supporting positive mental h...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 10 December 2020

In this edition, to make sure you keep safe, take note of the latest COVID-19 advice from ACT Health. MHCC ACT advises of the changes to the ACT Chief...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 26 November 2020

In this edition, we want to start by saying a fond farewell to our leader and colleague, Simon Viereck, as he leaves MHCC ACT this week. In an ongoing...

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ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 12 November 2020

In this edition, we want to start by saying a fond farewell to our leader and colleague, Simon Viereck, as he moves on from MHCC ACT to other opportun...

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