Key messages

  • The Mental Health Workforce Strategy was released in July 2016.
  • The Strategy sets out high level directions for building a skilled, appropriate and available workforce.
  • Implementation of Strategy initiatives are guided by the Mental Health Workforce Reference Group.
 
The Mental health workforce strategy (the Strategy) was released in July 2016 to ensure we continue to strengthen the mental health workforce in a rapidly changing environment characterised by growing demand, increasingly diverse and complex clients and an ageing population. 

The Strategy outlines how we support building a skilled, appropriate and available workforce that is capable of providing appropriate care when we need it. 

The Strategy sets out high level directions, with guidance for implementation of initiatives provided through the Mental Health Workforce Reference Group
 

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