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Australian Workplaces Discriminating Against Mental Illness

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 8th February 2016 -  Australia must develop mentally healthy workplaces “that have positive and supportive attitudes towards mental illness”, a leading charity has said following the release of a…

Psychological Distress Higher in Young Women – NFP Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd October 2015 -  A joint report released by Not for Profits, Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute shows an  increase in the prevalence of probable mental illness among young females.…

Jobseekers with Mental Illness Placed in Driving Seat

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 24th August 2015 -  Mental health experts have welcomed a Government plan to help young people with mental illness find jobs. The Abbott Government has announced that it will spend $1 million on a one-year…

Funding Extension for Mental Illness Programs

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 17th February 2015 -  The Abbott Government is to extend funding for two programs that provide support for people with a mental illness and their carers. The Government says organisations that currently…

Mental Illness Study Reveals Workplace ‘Fear Factor’

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th October 2014 -  One in five Australians are potentially being overlooked for job opportunities due to the ‘fear factor’ in hiring people who have a mental illness, according to new…

UPDATE: Controversial Show Ride Changed

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th September 2014 -  The organisers of the Perth Royal Show have agreed to change the theme of a controversial ride after mental health organisations complained that it mocked people with mental illnesses.…

Poor Outcomes for Ex-Prisoners – Research

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th June 2014 -  People with a history of mental disorder experience particularly poor outcomes following release from prison, a new Australian study has found. Described as one of the largest studies…

QLD Schools Lead on National Mental Health Priorities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th June 2014 -  A Queensland Medicare Local initiative says it’s leading the way in targeting mental health in schools through awareness and intervention programs ahead of recommendations…

Social Housing Stress for Mentally Ill – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th May 2014 -  People living with a mental illness are struggling to cope with the new set of pressures that comes with living in social housing, a new report has found. The report by the NSW Public…

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How to be a Disability Confident Organisation

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th February 2014 -  Becoming a disability confident organisation means embracing inclusion, writes Disability Employment Australia CEO Lynette May. Do you understand how people with disability…

Mental Health Fellowship

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th December 2013 -  Australians active in the mental health field are being encouraged to apply for a new award to promote better understanding of mental illness. The Hocking Fellowship, offered by…

Hidden Workplace Depression – NFP Research

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th November 2013 -  Almost 50 per cent of Australian workers who had taken time off work because of depression kept the reason hidden from their employer according to a large scale national study released…
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