Systemic Advocacy

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 May 2017

Workforce Development Survey

If you work in the community mental health workforce, please complete our survey to help us determine the future mental health workforce development needs.

Mental Health under McGowan

16 May 2017

WA Labor Mental Health and Recovery Services

WA Labor has published a Mental Health and Mental Health Recovery Services document, outlining its commitment and investment to mental health.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

24 May 2017

EVENT: The NDIS in WA Conversation - 9 June 2017

People with disability, their families and carers are invited to a conversation about the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Western Australia at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Justice Systems

24 May 2017

Community calls for CLMIA reform

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 May 2017

Federal Budget Analysis 2017-18

This document contains an in-depth analysis from Community Mental Health Australia executive director Amanda Bresnan about how the Federal Budget 2017-18 measures will affect mental health funding, reform and investment.


22 Feb 2017

Housing, Homelessness and Mental Health Jurisdictional Workshop

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

Media Release - Ten Year Plan Derailed By NGO Cuts in Budget

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.