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Moving from harms to humanity

News, Royal Commission

Read VMIAC’s response to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System’s Interim Report here.

Brain Control: The impact of science and technology on our mental health, law and privacy

News

ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function On the 4th of December 2019, VMIAC’s COO Vrinda Edan spoke on the panel held at the State Library Victoria to discuss the virtues and risks of our digital health data being captured and used by business, governments and other organisations. Panellists: Mr Sven Bluemmel – Victorian

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Events

5th February 2020 – Consumer Forum Lunch followed by Guest speaker Penny Armytage, Chairperson of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. Full details will be on our events page soon.

Special CEO VMIAC Update

CEO Update, Royal Commission

Special CEO Update in relation to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health system interim report (features Maggie and Vrinda)

Video – CEO Update

CEO Update

Maggie Toko gives an update on the latest news from VMIAC.

Video – CEO Update

CEO Update

Maggie Toko gives an update on the latest news from VMIAC.

Perceptions of Dangerousness Research Project

News

We hope to find new ways for the mental health system to think about violence, aggression and danger which promote equity and safety for both consumers and nurses. VMIAC is pleased to support this new research project that is addressing an important issue for consumers. We encourage eligible people to think about becoming a participant.

Video – CEO Update

CEO Update

Vrinda Edan gives an update on the latest news from VMIAC.

The Douglas Weston Memorial Trust

News

VMIAC is pleased to be able to offer awards from The Douglas Weston Memorial Trust to consumers of Victoria. The intended purpose of these awards is to support the recipients in their health and wellbeing. There are six awards and each award will be for $600 in 2019. To be eligible for the award you