Disability Rights: Not for Service - Report: Part 8_1_2

Not for Service: Experiences of injustice and despair in mental health care in Australia

PART EIGHT: APPENDICES

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8.1 LIST OF COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS BY STATE / TERRITORY

Table 8.1.1: List of community forums held by State/Territory

State/Territory Approximate Combined Number of Attendees Forum Location Forum Date
Australian Capital Territory 100 Canberra 16 August 2004
New South Wales 163 Sydney
Broken Hill
Parramatta
Parramatta (NESB)*
12 July 2004
15 July 2004
10 September 2004
14 October 2004
Northern Territory 130 Darwin
Alice Springs
1 September 2004 2 September 2004
Queensland 110 South Brisbane
Rockhampton
12 July 2004
13 July 2004
South Australia 120 Adelaide
Murray Bridge
16 July 2004
16 July 2004
Tasmania 80 Hobart 7 September 2004
Victoria 210 Melbourne
Morwell
Footscray West
6 September 2004
6 September 2004
6 October 2004
Western Australia 280 Bunbury West
Perth
Geraldton
Geraldton (Civic and Local Government Service Leaders)
5 July 2004
6 July 2004
13th September 2004
13th September 2004
Total 1183 19 19  

* Focus of forum was on issues for people from a Non-English speaking background

Table 8.1.2: List of consultations

Organisation Individual(s) Date
National Disability Advisory Council Ian Spicer AM, Chair 30 July 2004
Catholic Social Services Victoria Theresa Lynch, Senior Policy Officer 17 August 2004
CYCLOPS ACT (Connecting Young Carers to Life Opportunities and Personalised Support) Young carers from CYCLOPS ACT 19 August 2004
South Australian Prison Health Service Dr Chris Holmwood, Clinical Director 29 September 2004
South Australian Chief Magistrate Chief Magistrate, Kelvyn John Prescott 29 September 2004
Australian Nursing Federation Rob Bonner, Senior Industrial Officer 29 September 2004
Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) VMIAC group 6 October 2004
Mental Health Review Board of Victoria John Lesser, President 12 October 2004
The Australian Capital Territory Community and Health Services Complaints Commissioner Philip Moss, Community and Health Services Complaints Commissioner 15 October, 2004
Australian Federal Police Superintendents Quade and Kilfoyle 20 October 2004
Equal Opportunity Commission of South Australia Linda Matthews, Commissioner for Equal Opportunity 20 October 2004
Forensicare: Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health Michael Burt, CEO Professor Paul Mullen , Clinical Director 15 November 2004

8.2 SUMMARY OF SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED BY STATE / TERRITORY

Table 8.2.1: Number of submissions received by State/Territory

State/Territory Submissions #
Australian Capital Territory 14
New South Wales 82
Northern Territory 8
Queensland 47
South Australia 31
Tasmania 14
Victoria 94
Western Australia 46
National (including 4 unknown) 15
Total 351

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