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.
17 Apr 2020
WAAMH's response to the COVID-19 situation, including the community mental health sector consultation conducted for pandemic scenario planning, and resulting report.
07 Apr 2021
We are inviting Expressions of Interest from people interested in the WAAMH Regional Community Supports Needs Analysis Project Reference Group.
07 Apr 2021
WAAMH is seeking one additional independent consumer representative, and one or two independent carer or family member representatives for its NDIS mental Health Reference Group.
26 Jun 2020
The long-awaited accommodation support strategy has been released and WAAMH welcomes its delivery after several years of development. The focus on improving access to safe and stable accommodation is especially welcomed as safe, affordable housing and mental wellbeing are intrinsically connected.
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.
12 May 2021
We welcome the Federal Government’s focus on mental health in the Federal budget but remain concerned that community supports - also known as psychosocial supports - received little investment or focus, despite being the most under-resourced part of the mental health system.