Our work

We work collaboratively to connect people and organisations.

We are the only organisation that works to ensure the mental health and addiction system supports community providers. We do this work so our members can focus on delivering high quality services. 



by connecting with organisations who are supporting people living with mental health and addiction needs.


by being a link between policymakers at government level, and people who deliver services. We're called an Intermediary organisation because we are connectors between service providers, policy makers, other intermediaries, professional associations and government agencies. Our role to link helps to tackle complex mental health and addiction needs that have solutions across different organisations.

Collating nationwide feedback

on behalf of our members and the sector to provide a legitimate voice for the mental health and addiction network.

Finding ways to share good ideas

by connecting people and organisations with great ideas to people and organisations with resources to help.

We work in six areas:

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Community development

Tools, networks and events to strengthen community organisations.

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Campaigning for change

Using evaluation, data, and collaboration to advocate for change.

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Deaf mental health and addiction

Improving access and choice for the Deaf Mental Health and Addiction community.

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Contributing to policy development, as well as providing a policy library and a range of publications to support the sector.

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Political advocacy

Influencing political activities through cross-party secretariat duties, submissions, and election campaigns.

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Workforce development

Ensuring the future workforce is equipped to deliver quality community mental health and addiction services.