Australia’s premier journal on psychosocial rehabilitation
and a key communication platform for the community managed mental health sector.

The newparadigm journal exists to encourage discussion and information sharing on material relevant to mental health policy and service provision.

The journal is published in partnership with Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) and state and territory community mental health peak bodies.

newparadigm represents issues from across Australia; encouraging contemporary thinking; showcasing innovative service programs; and evaluating evolving practice approaches.

newparadigm Summer 2017

Building Capacity through Change – the future of the mental health workforce. Open PDF

newparadigm Winter 2017

Cultural Diversity and Mental Health – Exploring mental illness through different lenses. Open PDF

newparadigm Summer 2018

Mental health research into practice. Open PDF

Call for Abstracts

The newparadigm Journal Editorial Group is calling for abstracts for the autumn edition of the journal to be released in late April.

The edition will explore innovations and outstanding practice examples that are working towards equality by improving the physical health and wellbeing of people with mental illness.

We welcome contributions from new and established researchers and practitioners, and encourage contributions that demonstrate diverse, integrated and holistic approaches.

Submissions are due by Wednesday 14 February.

For further information, please read the Contributor Guidelines or email

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