By drawing on the expertise and experience of our members, consumers and carers, WAAMH advocates locally and nationally for effective public policy on mental health issues.
Engagement & Consultation
24 Sep 2017
Report resulting from a consultation event held on 12th July 2017, attended by consumers, carers and organisational representatives from regional, rural and remote areas of WA
Mental Health under McGowan
18 Oct 2017
Make a submission to the Sustainable Health Review!
National Disability Insurance Scheme
10 Aug 2017
CMHA Submission to the NDIS Costs – Productivity Commission Paper states that the point of quality is getting lost in the focus on scheme costs.
15 May 2017
WAAMH welcomed the opportunity to support Mental Health Matters 2's community discussion on reforming the Criminal Law Mentaly Impaired Accused Act.
Commonwealth Reform & Funding
10 Aug 2017
WAAMH has worked closely with our national peak body Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) to provide a WA perspective to these national inquiries.
22 Feb 2017
Paid Participation Policy for consumers and carers in the National Mental Health Commission's workshop group in Perth.
Mental Health 10 Year Plan
16 May 2016
WAAMH believes the Ten Year Mental Health Services Plan has been derailed by savage cuts to the most under-resourced segment of the WA’s mental health system following the release of the State Budget 2016.