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QMHC eNews


Welcome to our regular eNews, where we will keep you up-to-date on our most significant initiatives, and provide details on activities focused on improving the mental health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders and minimising the impact of substance misuse in our communities.



QMHC eNews – Issue 42

QMHC eNews – Issue 42

Commissioner’s Update New mental health commissioner I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers for their support for the Commission in its first four... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 41

QMHC eNews – Issue 41

Commissioner’s Update Help inform our activities and priorities Our fourth annual Taking the Pulse evaluation survey is now open. The survey gathers your feedback on our performance and... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 40

QMHC eNews – Issue 40

Commissioner’s Update Making a difference Everything we do here at the Commission aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Queenslanders and minimise the impacts of alcohol... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 39

QMHC eNews – Issue 39

Commissioner’s Update Seeking justice Some of you will have seen the QWeekend article about the women who were in Wolston Park as children. I am pleased that Minister... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 38

QMHC eNews – Issue 38

Commissioner’s Update A renewed plan for Queensland 2017 will be another busy year for the Commission. As mentioned late last year, one of the significant reforms on our... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 37

QMHC eNews – Issue 37

Commissioner’s Update Review of the Commission The Public Service Commission has completed its independent review of the Commission’s effectiveness as required by our Act and has presented a... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 36

QMHC eNews – Issue 36

Commissioner’s Update Keeping reform on track With 2017 approaching, we have begun preparations to review the Queensland Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Strategic Plan 2014-2019. The review will... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 35

QMHC eNews – Issue 35

Commissioner’s Update Mental Health Week What an incredible Queensland Mental Health Week 2016. The week exceeded all expectations and busted targets with 175 registered events across the state.... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 34

QMHC eNews – Issue 34

Commissioner’s Update Countdown to mental health week Mental Health Week is fast approaching. Please visit the QMHW website for ideas and to inspire others with your ideas. Importance... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 33

QMHC eNews – Issue 33

Commissioner’s Update Hot off the press The Premier introduced a Bill in Parliament yesterday to pave the way for increasing access to justice for survivors of child sexual... Read more >



Last updated 13 February 2017


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QMHC eNews – Issue 42
Commissioner’s Update New mental health commissioner I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers for their support for the Commission in its first four... Read more >

Inaugural Commissioner’s final speech
Lesley van Schoubroeck, Queensland Mental Health Commissioner July 2013 to June 2017. It’s been a while. 1969 I started teaching, that makes almost 48 years working in the... Read more >

Expression of interest: Stigma and discrimination
We are seeking proposals to undertake research into the impact of stigma and discrimination related to problematic alcohol and other drug use and perceptions of use on Aboriginal... Read more >