Skip links and keyboard navigation

Queensland Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Strategic Plan

PIC strategic plan


Strategic Plan

Download the Queensland Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Strategic Plan 2014-2019

PIC strategic plan summary



Download the Strategic Plan summary poster



Implementation report

Download the Annual Implementation Report 2014-15



Performance Indicator report

Download Performance Indicators December 2015

Implementation & review

Implementing and reviewing the Strategic Plan and its impact …Read more


Action plans

Whole-of-government, whole-of-community action plans to support outcomes of the Strategic Plan…Here

Developing the Strategic Plan

Development of the Strategic Plan was informed by a wide range of perspectives and views… Read more



The Strategic Plan was released in October 2014. Get the media release and speaking notes from the launch…Here


Queensland Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan was developed following extensive consultation with over 740 stakeholders across Queensland including consumers, families and carers, service providers and peak bodies. It was publicly released on 9 October 2014 by the then Minister for Health, the Honourable Lawrence Springborg MP.

Following the 2015 State Election, the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services, the Honourable Cameron Dick MP asked the Queensland Mental Health Commissioner to continue its implementation. The Strategic Plan focuses on system-wide actions within a culture of innovation, to achieve long-term and sustainable reform. It aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders including those living with mental illness, mental health problems, and problematic alcohol and other drug use.

It sets a path towards achieving our shared vision for Queensland to be:

our shared vision

Last updated 16 December 2015

QMHC latest news

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 >

Families and carers must be more involved in mental health discussion
Families and carers are often the most informed about the mental health of their loved ones. Skilled clinicians play an important role, but it is the families and... Read more >

AISRAP World Suicide Prevention Day Forum
  “Suicide is tragic. And it’s personal. Approximately 650 Queenslanders lose their lives to suicide each year. Three-quarters are male. For every suicide, at least six other people’s... Read more >