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Australian Productivity Commission recommends national expansion of IPS employment support programmes
The Australian Productivity Commission has released its final report on mental health, recognising that mental health is a key driver of economic participation and productivity in Australia.
In the run-up to the election, Platform Trust hosted a pre-election mental health and addiction forum. Work Counts submitted a briefing paper with the message, “We know what works. It is now time to rapidly scale up access to employment support in GP clinics and mental health centres.”
Webinar recap: Work Counts strategic advisor, Dr Helen Lockett provides an overview of the findings from her review of the literature.
The Government has released Working Matters: An Action Plan to ensure disabled people and people with health conditions have an equal opportunity to access employment.
Increasing access to employment support is central to a transformed mental health and addiction system
Recent reports point to the integration of health and employment support
Webinar recap: research and insights from our webinar with Dr Jo Fadyl and Associate Professor Dr Matire Harwood on what works to support people with long-term conditions into employment.
Last week saw the release of the Monitoring and Advocacy Report of the Mental Health Commissioner 2020. The report highlights the positive start the Government is making in its response to He Ara Oranga: Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and...