College advocacy to influence mental health policy

The College regularly makes submissions to government and other stakeholders in order to inform and influence mental health policy and service design in Australia and New Zealand.  

In developing these submissions, the College is guided by the Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee, and consults broadly with Branches and the New Zealand National Office, along with Committees and members with key expertise.

The following submissions are now available:

Australian Branches


New Zealand

To find out more about the College’s policy work and how to contribute, please email


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