Useful Links

blueVoices is the consumer and carer reference group for beyondblue: the national depression initiative.

Carer Gateway - Australian Government
Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers.

Carers Australia
Carers Australia is the national peak body representing the diversity of carers in Australia.

Consumers Health Forum of Australia
Consumers Health Forum is the peak organisation providing leadership in representing the interests of Australian healthcare consumers.

GROW Australia
GROW offers people organised friendly support through mutual help groups and a 12 Step Program of recovery.

Mental Health Carers Arafmi Australia
Mental Health Carers Arafmi Australia (MHCAA) is the national voice of mental health carers. MHCAA is the federation of the six Arafmi member organisations in each state and territory.

Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia)
The Network advocates for improved private mental health services, advises on issues that affect people with a mental health problem or mental illness and their families, and increases the involvement of individuals, families and other interested parties in mental health matters.

Mental Health Australia
Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector, committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians. Mental Health Australia auspices the NMHCCF.

Australian Government Department of Health - Mental Health
This site provides information about Department of Health mental health initiatives. DoHA contributes funding to the NMHCCF.

Mental Health in Australia
This site provides information on the Australian Government's role and contributions to mental health reform activities in Australia.

World Federation for Mental Health
WFMH is an international membership organisation founded in 1948 to advance, among all peoples and nations, the prevention of mental and emotional disorders, the proper treatment and care of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health.

State Peak Bodies

New South Wales 

Mental Health Coordinating Council NSW


Mental Health Carers ARAFMI NSW

Australian Capital Territory 

Mental Health Community Coalition of ACT

ACT Mental Health Consumer Network


Queensland Alliance

Queensland Voice

Northern Territory 

Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition


Mental Health Council of Tasmania


Psychiatric Disability Services of Victoria (VICSERV)<

Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC)

Victorian Mental Health Carers Network

Western Australia 

Western Australian Association for Mental Health

South Australia 

Mental Health Coalition of South Australia