Inquiry into Commonwealth Funding and Administration of Mental Health Services

Inquiry into Commonwealth Funding and Administration of Mental Health Services

1 November 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-540-4

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 6KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 50KB)

Referral of inquiry
Conduct of inquiry
Privilege matters
Scope of inquiry
General views on the budget announcements
Consultation on mental health spending

 
Chapter 2 - Better Access Initiative (PDF 103KB)

Background to Better Access
Evaluation of Better Access
Changes to Better Access in the 2011–12 Federal Budget

 
Chapter 3 - Access to Allied Psychological Services program (PDF 95KB)

Introduction

 
Chapter 4 - Youth mental health (PDF 156KB)

Introduction
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Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC)

 
Chapter 5 - National Mental Health Commission (PDF 42KB)

Introduction
Membership and representation
Accountability and operation

 
Chapter 6 - Two-tiered Medicare rebate system for psychologists (PDF 56KB)

Introduction
Training to be undertaken by psychologists providing rebatable services under the Better Access initiative
Two-tiered Medicare rebate system for psychologists—debate

 
Chair's Additional Comments (PDF 22KB)

Introduction
Better Access
Access to Allied Psychological Services
Youth Mental Health
National Mental Health Commission
Two-tier rebate for psychologists

 
Minority Report - Australian Labor Party (PDF 8KB)
 
Dissenting Report by Coalition Senators (PDF 125KB)

Chair’s Report
Better Access Initiative
Evaluation of Better Access
Changes to the Better Access Initiative
General views on the budget announcements
Consultation on mental health spending
Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS)
Youth mental health
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Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC)
National Mental Health Commission
Two-tiered Medicare rebate system for psychologists
Conclusion

 
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions Received (PDF 55KB)
 
APPENDIX 2 - WITNESSES WHO APPEARED BEFORE THE COMMITTEE AT PUBLIC HEARINGS (PDF 11KB)

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Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
Email: community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

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