Consultation open for new mental health standards

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has developed a consultation paper for National Safety and Quality Mental Health (NSQMH) Standards for Community Managed Organisations, which is now available on the Commission’s website. Please note...

NDIS Worker Screening update

As of 1 February 2021, the NDIS Worker Screening check is live nationally, with the exception of the NT where this will begin on 1 July 2021. The NDIS worker screening check will replace state-based checks that were previously required for volunteers and staff working...

One Foot Forward fundraiser

Through October, some of the HDAA team participated in the Black Dog Institute’s One Foot Forward fundraiser. The campaign aims to increase support for those in Australia experiencing mental illness, and the funds raised will support research into early detection,...

Rising Phoenix Documentary

Our purpose is to work in ways that lead to better lives. Every day we’re inspired by the people we meet who continue to rise above in the face of great challenges. Rising Phoenix is a simply breathtaking tribute – turn up your speakers and watch the official lyric...