Mental health and multicultural policy

Are you interested in how emerging national health and social policies will affect people from immigrant and refugee backgrounds who experience mental ill health? 

MHiMA has contributed to a number of important recent policy discussions and other consultations. Details about each of these consultations has been posted in latest news. See below for an up-to-date list of MHiMA policy responses since 2012. 

For relevant national, state and territory mental health and multicultural polices, plans and frameworks, browse MHiMA's knowledge exchange.




The Framework for Mental Health in Multicultural Australia: Towards culturally inclusive service delivery aims to provide public, private and community mental health services with easy-to-use practical strategies, tools and resources that will increase their cultural responsiveness. It includes a comprehensive list of current policies, plans, frameworks, standards and legislation.  


MHiMA policy and consultation responses