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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 44

QMHC eNews – Issue 44

Commissioner’s viewpoint Strategic Plan renewal: next steps Those who took part in consultations in recent months have given us valuable insight for renewing the mental health, alcohol and... Read more >


QMHC eNews – Issue 43

QMHC eNews – Issue 43

Commissioner’s viewpoint First impressions Two weeks into the Queensland Mental Health Commissioner role and I am overwhelmed by the level of commitment and motivation that has been expressed... Read more >


Hello from the Mental Health Commissioner

It is with great humility and commitment that I have accepted the Queensland Mental Health Commissioner position and I am fully aware that the ongoing reform of mental... Read more >


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 >



Last updated 13 February 2017


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QMHC eNews – Issue 44
Commissioner’s viewpoint Strategic Plan renewal: next steps Those who took part in consultations in recent months have given us valuable insight for renewing the mental health, alcohol and... Read more >

New grants boost to QMHW
MEDIA RELEASE Grants totalling $85,000 are available to communities across the State to host Queensland Mental Health Week (QMHW) community awareness events. Individual grants up to $2,500 are... Read more >

QMHC eNews – Issue 43
Commissioner’s viewpoint First impressions Two weeks into the Queensland Mental Health Commissioner role and I am overwhelmed by the level of commitment and motivation that has been expressed... Read more >