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Trouble on the bench: just how stressed out are our judges and what can be done?

The death of a Queensland judge has again shone a light on the relentless pressure on our judiciary.

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Veterans’ Affairs is harming Australia’s ability to manage psychological distress

Australia's mishandling of the veteran mental health crisis will cripple our ability to understand crises elsewhere, an expert has warned.

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From ‘illness’ to ‘wellness’: government rebrands a veteran mental health crisis

The Department of Veterans' Affairs has moved from a strategy of 'illness' to one of 'wellness'. Is it putting messaging ahead of the mental health of veterans?

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Winners and losers: few surprises in Coalition’s budget night reveal

Farmers, gas and mental health win out over aged care, most women and social housing.

Landmark ruling sees law change its mind on personality disorders

A landmark decision by Victoria's Court of Appeal dismantles the artificial distinction between mental illness and personality disorders — the impact could be huge.

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Minds also matter

Good morning, early birds. The Victorian government has announced a $59.7 million mental health package, and major finance and industry bodies have co-signed a letter calling on Scott Morrison to invest in health, education, clean energy and urban infrastructure as part of the economic recovery. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

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Hundreds of hours and an uphill battle for the vulnerable to access social services

Vulnerable groups applying for social services face massive wait times and an incredibly complex application process. And the problem is only getting worse.

The missing middle: mentally ill lose out as community services dwindle

Australians with mental health issues are bouncing back and forth between hospital and homelessness, and the NDIS is doing nothing to help.

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Nation’s mental health crisis is being played out in ER. Here is one man’s story

Emergency departments are the 'expensive and traumatic' go-to places for those in crisis — but they're not fit for purpose.

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Mental health services | Who to contact during lockdown

It is normal to be feeling more stressed, anxious or down that you were before the pandemic started, however, it's important to get support as soon as you can.

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