Media & Press Releases

Mental Health Victoria can provide media comment on issues related to:

  • the mental health workforce
  • support services and programs
  • rehabilitation and support
  • government policy and funding
  • individual and community experiences of mental illness

Contact the MHV Policy & Communications team on +61 (3) 9519 7000.


Federal Government Announcement of a Long Term National Health Plan - Media Statement

Victorian Budget 2019/20 - Media Statement

Federal Budget 2019 / 20 - Media Statement

Federal Budget 2019 / 20 - Summary of Mental Health Investment

Royal Commission into Mental Health: Announcement of Terms of Reference & Commissioners - Media Statement


Royal Commission into Mental Health Announced - Media Statement

Victorian Government investment into Community Mental Health - Media Statement

2018 / 19 Federal Budget - Media Statement

2018 / 19 State Budget - Media Statement


Special Bulletin - Alarming reports of people with serious mental illness being rejected by NDIA 

Special Bulletin - R U OK? and Vote 'Yes' 

Federal State Budget 2017/18 - VICSERV responce

Victorian State Budget 2017/18 - VICSERV responce

Appointment of new Chief Executive Officer 


Victorian State Budget 2016/17 - VICSERV responce


People with mental illness will continue to fall through the gaps 

Review of new arrangements for the delivery of Mental Health Community Support Services and Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services 

NDIS and Mental Health – only 8 months to Scheme roll out, but still a lot of unknowns