The Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA) is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector, committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.
Lengthy unpaid internships, long a feature of the American and European labour markets, have become mainstream in Australia over the past two decades. Original article
The Human Rights Commission will investigate ways to protect young people against suicide and self-harm, the leading cause of death among Australians aged between 15 and 24 years. Original article
This report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare presents information on young people under youth justice supervision, both in the community and in detention, during 2012–13. In unpacking the data, several media outlets point out that there has been a significant drop in detention rates. More information
The National Children's Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, is today opening submissions for her examination into intentional self-harm and suicidal behaviour in children and young people under 18 years. Original article