As the principal organisation representing psychiatrists in Australia and New Zealand, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) can put the media in touch with psychiatrists in relation to stories on mental health issues.
A range of psychiatrists are available to comment on issues relevant to psychiatry and mental health.
Media access to RANZCP Journals
Contact email@example.com to request full text of any article in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry or Australasian Psychiatry for media use.
►NSW Government delay on Ice Inquiry recommendations is costing lives
(Joint statement with RACP, RACGP, AMA NSW)
►Family, domestic and sexual violence - A perspective from the future
(Joint statement with University of Sydney, Illawarra Women's Healt Clinic, Medecins sans Frontieres)
►Significant hospital wait times a symptom of systemic failure
(Joint statement with ACEM)
►An open letter to all Victorians (Joint statement)
►Medical decisions should be made by medical professionals
(Joint statement with ACEM, ADC, ACSEP, ACRRM, ANZCA, CICM, RACP, RACMA, RACGP, RANZCOG, RANZCP and RANZCR)
►Leading medical authorities ask Parliament to maintain Medevac law
(Joint statement with RACP, ACEM, ACD, ACRRM, ANZCA, CICM, RACMA, RACGP, RANZCOG and RANZCR)
►Health bodies declare aboriginal youth suicide an urgent national priority
(Joint statement with NACCHO and RACP)
►Queensland doctors call on State Government to save lives
(Joint statement with ACEM, ACRRM, RACGP and AMAQld )
►Canadian, New Zealand and Australian medical colleges unite in support of gender equality
(Joint statement as part of the Tri-nation alliance)
26 May 2022
RANZCP marks National Sorry Day with renewed commitment
25 May 2022
Psychiatrists congratulate incoming Prime Minister and Labor government on election win
16 May 2022
Psychiatrists say strong leadership on climate vital to mental health
16 May 2022
Psychiatrists say jobs and strong safety net key to maintaining mental health as pandemic continues
04 May 2022
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has welcomed the 2022–23 Victorian State Budget’s $1.3 billion of investment announced for new mental health initiatives which prioritises building workforce capacity.
31 March 2022
RANZCP welcomes $648.6 million of new mental health investment in the budget but says key reforms are still required to improve patient care for all Australians.
31 March 2022
The NSW Branch of the RANZCP welcomes the Federal Government’s new funding for the establishment of the Illawarra Trauma Recovery Centre for victim survivors of domestic, family and sexual violence.
23 March 2022
RANZCP says SA Labor Party win shows the public will back those who recognise the importance of health and mental health.
21 March 2022
Psychiatrists welcome WA government's commitment to recommendations from the final report into public mental health services for minors in WA.
17 March 2022
RANZCP reiterates calls for governments to act and ensure there is affordable and equitable access to culturally safe mental health care for all Indigenous peoples.
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