Social Issues

Little focus on mental illness in election policies

Posted on: Tue 23 Apr 2019

One of the key concerns for mental health services and those who access them in the lead up to next month’s Federal Election, is whether parties are considering policies that support people living mental illness, both within the NDIS and outside of it.

Geoff Harris, Executive Director of the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia discusses concerns for NDIS access and the impact of the under-spend in the recent Federal Budget.

Produced by Lisa Burns

Image supplied and approved for use by MHCSA

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