The Royal Commission interim report contains a number of priority recommendations that address immediate needs and lay the foundations for a new approach to mental health. This is the first of two major reports by the Commission and represents a stocktake of what the Commission has learned so far.
Other learning opportunities
DHHS Mental health performance reportsMH policy, systems & legislation | 2019
Area mental health services are monitored quarterly against a suite of performance indicators. The department prepares quarterly summary reports detailing performance results for mental health services.
VMIAC Seclusion ReportConsumer perspective | MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019
VMIAC have released a "Seclusion report" which organises the publicly available data on seclusion rates by service over the last three years.
Victorian Auditor‐General’s Report - Access to Mental Health ServicesMH policy, systems & legislation | 2019
In this audit the Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO) assessed whether DHHS’s current 10‐year plan and supporting activities have started to address known access problems, ‘to determine if people with mental illness have timely access to appropriate treatment and support services’.