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House Standing Committee on Education and Employment

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Inquiry into mental health and workforce participation

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Terms of Reference

Some Australians with mental ill health continue to encounter difficulties in accessing education, training and employment opportunities, and face barriers in educational institutions and the workplace. The Committee will inquire into and report on:

• barriers to participation in education, training and employment of people with mental ill health;

• ways to enhance access to and participation in education, training and employment of people with mental ill health through improved collaboration between government, health, community, education, training, employment and other services; and

• strategies to improve the capacity of individuals, families, community members, co-workers and employers to respond to the needs of people with mental ill health.

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