By drawing on the expertise and experience of our members, including community mental health service providers, consumers and carers, WAAMH advocates locally and nationally for effective public policy on mental health issues.
We always like to hear new perspectives and feedback regarding our consultations, submissions and advocacy priorities.
We welcome you to contact us with your views.
Engagement & Consultation
03 Oct 2019
We are seeking people for a range of roles.
State Government Policy & Funding
15 May 2019
After some in-depth analysis, our team has crunched the figures and the features of the State Budget 2019 and its impact on the mental health sector.
National Disability Insurance Scheme
19 Dec 2019
Investigating the impact of NDIS market settings on participants with a psychosocial disability and providers
Fact Sheet for organisations delivering NDIS funded support to participants with a psychosocial disability
19 Nov 2018
WAAMH's submission makes 26 recommendations to the Mental Health Commission's draft Accommodation and Support Strategy.
07 Dec 2019
WAAMH CEO Taryn Harvey spoke to the ABC about the implications of delays to reform the CLMIA Act being introduced to Parliament and how the deadlines for being able to review the draft have been continually pushed back since August 2019.
Commonwealth Reform & Funding
17 Apr 2019
WAAMH's Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the 'Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health'. This submission is based on a range of resources, including academic research; existing WAAMH papers and submissions; existing WAAMH consultation findings; and, feedback and insights from wide consultation with people in the mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) and other relevant sectors, including people with lived experience, families and carers.