Representing the community mental health sector for over 30 years

The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) is the peak body for community mental health organisations in New South Wales.


MHCC has been supporting community based organisations to deliver services to people with mental health issues, their families and carers since 1983.

We strive to raise the profile of mental health through our projects, submissions and by promoting partnership development.

MHCC is currently accredited under Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).

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The Mental Health Coordinating Council and the Mental Health Community Coalition ACT have partnered to offer members access to an important online service for managing quality, compliance and risk — the MHCC Quality Portal.

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MHCC Events

MHCC Member's Forum: Getting Ready for the NDIS

Monday 7 September 2015, 9.30am – 5.00pm (Registration 9am)

Objectives of this MHCC Member NDIS Readiness forum; MemberNDISForum7Sep2015

  • Provide organisations in the community mental health sector with a deeper understanding of the NDIS policy context, including the potential implications for organisations transitioning to the NDIS
  • Develop an appreciation of the opportunities and challenges facing individuals and service delivery organisations from the NDIS Hunter Trial Site, including the learnings from organisations that have commenced the transition to the NDIS
  • Discuss and consider a purpose built framework designed to support organisations to transition to the NDIS. This will include the consideration of critical questions and potential actions for organisations, as they consider or begin the transition to the NDIS
  • Have an enjoyable and productive day, strengthening bonds with sector colleagues and partners

Don’t miss your opportunity to get involved. 


Registration closes 3pm Monday 31 August 2015 

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Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Research Network (CMHDARN) Events

In partnership with the Network of Alcohol and Other Drgs Agencies (NADA)Information about upcoming and past CMHDARN events is available here


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Sector Events

MHCC respects our earth and promotes people's fundamental human rights. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and value the lived experience of people recovering from mental illness both past and present.

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