Better Care Together
Better Care Together is the Queensland Government's current statewide services plan for the delivery of state-funded mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and suicide prevention services.
The plan is supported by $1.645 billion in new funding over the five year life of the plan from Budget 2022-23. Better Care Together builds o the previous five-year plan, Connecting Care to recovery 2016-2021.
The plan and supporting documents include:
Better Care Together Highlights (PDF 9088 KB)
Better Care Together supports the Queensland Government to deliver on:
- its response to many of the recommendations made through the Parliamentary Mental Health Select Committee Inquiry into the opportunities to improve the mental health outcomes of Queenslanders
- the alcohol and other drug treatment components of Achieving balance: The Queensland Alcohol and Other Drugs Plan 2022-2027
- the Bilateral Schedule to the National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Agreement.
Further information about Better Care Together is available on the Queensland Health website.
Connecting Care to Recovery 2016-2021
Connecting care to recovery 2016-2021 is the previous statewide services plan. The Queensland Government committed $350 million over five years to expand mental health, alcohol and other drug services. Read the Minister for Health’s statement.