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  1. Seeking Expressions of Interest for membership to the MHCC Advisory Council

    11 Sep 2018 Seeking Expressions of Interest for membership to the MHCC Advisory Council

    We are seeking Expressions of Interest for membership to our Advisory Council from members of Victoria’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, and from people working in mental health...

  2. Working towards the elimination of restrictive practices

    10 Sep 2018 Working towards the elimination of restrictive practices

    At the Towards Eliminating Restrictive Practices (TERP) 12th National Forum 2018, Commissioner Lynne Coulson Barr will deliver a keynote presentation on obligations arising from Australia’s...

  3. Taking part in discussions at TheMHS Conference

    29 Aug 2018 Taking part in discussions at TheMHS Conference

    Commissioner Lynne Coulson Barr will be taking part in The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference symposium where mental health commissions and commissioners from Australia and New Zealand reflect...

  4. Our inaugural learning from complaints forum on ensuring sexual safety: videos and presentations now available

    13 Jul 2018 Our inaugural learning from complaints forum on ensuring sexual safety: videos and presentations now available

    ‘Sexual harassment and sexual assault are violations of people’s human rights that can cause immeasurable trauma and, along with other types of sexual safety breaches, are significant...

  5. Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient units

    Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient units

    The Mental Health Complaints Commissioner (MHCC) has held its inaugural learning from complaints forum on the topic of complaints and avoidable harms – ensuring sexual safety in acute mental...

  6. Celebrating the diversity and solidarity of LGBTI Victorians

    Celebrating the diversity and solidarity of LGBTI Victorians

    On 28 January, the MHCC marched with the VPS Pride Network contingent at the Midsumma Festival Pride March, celebrating the diversity and solidarity of LGBTI people, and acknowledging the journey...

  7. The Commissioner's end of year message

    The Commissioner's end of year message

    2017 has been a busy and productive year for the MHCC. We have continued to respond to the concerns raised by consumers, families and carers, work with services to address safety and quality issues...

  8. Engaging Victorians through Mental Health Week

    Engaging Victorians through Mental Health Week

    The MHCC was pleased to support this year’s Mental Health Week (8-14 October), an annual event that provides a range of opportunities for engaging and informing the Victorian community about...

  9. 2017 MHCC annual report now available

    2017 MHCC annual report now available

    The 2017 Mental Health Complaints Commissioner annual report has now been tabled in Parliament. Our annual report highlights a number of key findings for the 2016–17 financial year, in...

  10. Your feedback has helped us to improve

    In 2016, the MHCC conducted our first survey with people who had made a complaint to our office. The responses we received contained valuable feedback about what we are doing well and how we can...