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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Catalysts for cultural change

    There are many paths towards cultural change, but what are the catalysts?   In response to our abstract submission for the TheMHS Conference 2017, the event will now include a symposium...

  8. Our new information sheet for Aboriginal people in Victoria

    To ensure Aboriginal people in Victoria have access to culturally appropriate and engaging information about their rights under the Mental Health Act 2014 and how to make a complaint, we have...

  9. A different approach to engaging young people

    The Different Faces of Mental Health is an opportunity for young people to create masks symbolising their experience with mental health, and to speak up through a different medium. During National...

  10. Closing the Gap

    On 16 March 2017, the MHCC honoured national Close the Gap Day, a day that aims to bring people together, to share information and to take meaningful action in support of achieving Indigenous health...