Join the MHCC ACT and become part of an active community committed to improving the lives of people with mental health conditions in the ACT by helping to shape and improve access to strong community-based services.
Members play a key role in helping us address structural challenges, build collaborative partnerships and drive positive change for the sector.
Depending on your membership level, you will gain access to:
- participation in leadership meetings
- heavily subsidised training
- member-only resources
- two-way dialogue with government
- our networking events
- voting at the annual AGM
- being able to nominate for the MHCC ACT Board.
Full membership: Available to non-government organisations (NGOs) or sole traders that provide services to and/or advocate for people living with mental health conditions and/or psychosocial disability.
Associate membership: Available to individual persons or an organisation, institution, company or government agency that has a demonstrable interest or involvement in supporting positive mental health and wellbeing.
Affiliate membership: Available to an individual or organisation, institution, company or government agency that is also a member of a similar peak body in another Australian State or Territory.
Honorary membership: Available to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the representation, promotion and/or advancement of mental health interests in the ACT.
All membership applications are subject to MHCC ACT Board approval.
|Duration||1 year||1 year||1 year||Lifetime|
|Participation in Leadership meetings||X||X||X||X|
|Heavily subsidised training||X||X|
|Access to MHCC ACT resources||X||X||X||X|
|Two-way dialogue with Government||X||X||X||X|
|Attending the annual AGM||X||X||X||X|
|Voting at the annual AGM||X|
|Being nominated for the MHCC ACT Board||X|
|Being nominated for Lived Experience Director||X||X|
|Organisation type||Funding level||Fee|
|Community organisation||$0 – $50k||$90|
|$51k – $100k||$150|
|$101k – $200k||$210|
|$201k – $500k||$270|
|$501k – $1M+||$360|
|Consumers and carers||No fee|
|Government agencies and professional bodies||$360|
Please contact us with evidence of membership of similar peak body and we will advise fees.
ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS)
ACT Mental Health Consumer Network (MHCN)
Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA)
Canberra Youth Residential Services
Capital Region Community Services (formerly Belconnen Community Service)
Connections Case Management
Grand Pacific Health (headspace)
Meridian (formerly AIDS Action Council of the ACT)
Perinatal Wellbeing Centre (formally PANDSI)
Stride (formerly Aftercare)
Think Mental Health