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March 13, 2019 | Royal Commission

The Victorian Government established a Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System (Royal Commission) - the first of its kind in Australia.

The Royal Commission is led by Penny Armytage as chairperson, supported by commissioners Professor Bernadette McSherry, Professor Allan Fels AO and Dr Alex Cockram. Jodie Geissler is CEO.

The Royal Commission will inquire into and report on how Victoria's...

Royal Commission – Update

February 28, 2019 | Royal Commission

VMIAC issues a media release in response to Royal Commission announcements. We expressed disappointment that:

  • None of the commissioners have lived experience as a consumer
  • Abuse was not expressly included as part of the terms of reference

We know that these issues, amongst others, were of critical importance to many people.

Royal Commission – Update

January 31, 2019 | Royal Commission

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VMIAC makes a formal submission about the terms of reference.

We called for 10 additional issues to be included in the scope of the Royal Commission, for support and accessibility, and for consumers to have leadership roles at all levels of the Royal Commission.

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VMIAC would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work, and to pay respect to elders past and present

VMIAC would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work, and to pay respect to elders past and present