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  1. MHCC survey on our work

    03 Apr 2019 MHCC survey on our work

    Are you a consumer who currently accesses Victorian public mental health services or a family member or carer of someone who does? If so, we would like to hear from you. We are carrying out a survey...

  2. Taking part in the consultation on the Royal Commission into Mental Health

    10 Jan 2019 Taking part in the consultation on the Royal Commission into Mental Health

    There is still time to take part in the Victorian Government’s consultation on the Royal Commission into Mental Health.  Victorians are invited to submit their thoughts on the themes and...

  3. The MHCC annual report 2018

    21 Dec 2018 The MHCC annual report 2018

    The Mental Health Complaints Commissioner’s annual report has now been tabled in parliament. Key highlights include 184 service improvement actions taken by Victorian public mental health...

  4. End of year message from the Commissioner

    17 Dec 2018 End of year message from the Commissioner

    Safeguarding people’s rights has continued to be the core focus of our work in resolving complaints about people’s experiences of public mental health services. Complaints represent the...

  5. Engaging Victorians through Mental Health Week

    31 Oct 2018 Engaging Victorians through Mental Health Week

    The MHCC took part in a range of activities in support of Mental Health Week (7–13 October) and World Mental Health Day (10 October). These initiatives aim to overcome the stigma that continues...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...