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Mental health funding

Sane Australia and other organisations are making good use of social media at the moment, in their drive for funding. It was well timed alongside Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley calling for integrated mental health care in Australia. The health … Continue reading

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Kevin Andrews’ cowardly attack on disabled is motivated by religious money grubbing.

In recent days Australia’s Minister for Social Services has made yet another attack on the poorest and most marginalised people in the country. If you’ve been reading the news you’ll recall that these attacks began back before Christmas, when cuts … Continue reading

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Help stop cuts to mental health funding.

Currently in Australia people suffering acute stress or other mental health problems can get referrals from their GP’s to access help from Psychologists and counsellors and have the services bulk billed. This has meant that many people who were not … Continue reading

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Here we go again.

After enduring a horribly boring election campaign and then the tantrum from the minions of the Evil Overlord because the Australia electorate disobeyed him, there’s now a State election due in Victoria, on November 27th. Aside from bets being taken … Continue reading

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The issues we ignored.

Further to the need for mental health services in Australia to be overhauled, or at the very least replaced, the ABC ran this story yesterday about a mother who killed her two sons. Donna Fitchett called the murder of her … Continue reading

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