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Australian Productivity Commission – Submissions to the Inquiry into the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health (closes 4 April 2019)

The Government has released the terms of reference for the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into mental health.

This inquiry will examine the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate in and prosper in the community and workplace, and the effects it has more generally on our economy and productivity. It will look at how governments across Australia, employers, professional and community groups in healthcare, education, employment, social services, housing and justice can contribute to improving mental health for people of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

The final inquiry report is to be handed to the Australian Government by 23 May 2020.

Submissions are due by Friday, 5 April 2019. To make a submission, click here