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Disability Royal Commission Update

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Do you have an important story to share about your experiences of psychosocial disability? VMIAC is here to support you make a submission to the Disability Royal Commission. Click here to find out more!

Free Tickets! Come Join Us!

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As part of commitment to raise up consumer voices, VMIAC are proud to support “Little Brother, Big Sister” and presented by La Mama “Drawn from the writer’s lived experience of schizophrenia, this powerful play explores the relationship between siblings who grapple with managing this condition, which interrupts their focus on transforming the world through art.:

Mental Health Tribunal Consumer and Carer Advisory Group

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Are you interested in joining the Mental Health Tribunal’s consumer and carer advisory group? They are recruiting to fill 2 vacancies for: A person who has used clinical mental health services since 2014 A person who works or has worked in a declared consumer role in a clinical mental health service. The Tribunal Advisory Group

Maggie’s Going Away Party

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Maggie has been an amazing CEO and we are excited to be putting on a party to see her off. We are calling all interested consumers and members to come down and join us on: Tuesday 18th of May3:00pm to 6pm@ The VMIAC Warehouse as we celebrate all the amazing things Maggie has done in

What is Recovery: VMIAC Video Series

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Join us as each week we highlight the stories of recovery from lived experience perspectives. These videos are powerful and emotional insights into what recovery means to every individual and how people draw strength and insight from their lived experiences of mental health and wellbeing. Simone This video we talk to Simone about how you

New Career Opportunities at VMIAC!

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We are excited to announce three new senior consumer leadership positions here at VMIAC. These roles will add depth and strength to our work. We are also looking to replace outgoing CEO, Maggie Toko. Applications close Monday 24th May. Find out more here!

CEO Update with Maggie Toko

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Maggie is an amazing, boss, friend, advocate, and voice for consumers in her role as CEO of VMIAC and we are sad to announce her departure from this role. Watch our latest CEO update with Maggie, to find out what the future has in store for her, and for VMIAC.

Act on The Act!

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A new Mental Health Act is coming, probably very quickly. Some big changes in the new Act have been set by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health Services. We think some will come very quickly as a new Act, and others will come in a review in 5-7 years time. However, we might be

Act on the Act – New Survey

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*URGENT NEWS* Fill out our survey now!http://bit.ly/ActOnTheAct The new Mental Health Act is coming in Victoria, following on from the Royal Commission. The big changes are already locked in by the Royal Commission, but this is a critical time to try and influence the details of the Act, to uphold and protect our rights as

COVID Wellbeing Survey

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CentreMHN would like to hear about the impact of restrictions on us all, during COVID. People from many countries are taking part in a similar survey to see how restrictions are experienced in different countries. The survey is open to the Australian population in general and including healthcare workers as an important group.  The survey will