Skip to navigation

Skip to content

Council of Non-Government Organisations on Mental Health (CONGO)

14 December 2012

On 9 October 2012, the Mental Health Council of Australia and the National Mental Health Commission co-hosted Australia’s inaugural Council of Non-Government Organisations (CONGO) on Mental Health in Canberra.

Ninety non-government organisations attending the CONGO meeting have formed an alliance and called for the establishment of a national vision for Australia to lead the world in mental health by 2022, so that within 10 years Australia is acknowledged internationally as the world leader in mental health services, programs, and outcomes. CONGO members agreed to re-commit themselves to placing people with lived experience at the forefront of policy formulation, service design and evaluation.

Download the CONGO Communique, and the full report of the CONGO meeting.

Media release: Mental health organisations join forces to create a better deal on mental health.

Get Help

24 Hour Emergency Services

Lifeline Australia

13 11 14

Suicide Call Back

1300 659 467

Kids Help Line

1800 551 800

More Services

Find Events

More Events

Read Documents

Corporate Plan 2018-2022 | PDF 95KB

Paid Participation Policy | PDF 2MB

Annual Report 2017-18 | PDF 18.6MB

More Publications

Get Involved

eNews updates

Subscribe to RSS
(What is RSS?)