Why become a member?

Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC)  is a member organisation that works to share information and advocate for the sector. By becoming a member you help to broaden the network of voices that create change, creating a solid evidence-base for policy and supporting the constant improvement of service delivery, to ultimately achieve better outcomes for people living with mental health conditions.

Membership allows you to
  • Have greater impact – through collaboration with the sector, participation in policy making and meaningful consultation. Have input into government processes and policy campaigning, forums and working groups, committees and projects. Your membership helps to create a solid evidence base for community mental health interventions. With state-wide influence, MHCC makes your voice heard.
  • Direct and drive the sector – have a say in what MHCC does. MHCC Members have voting rights at MHCC general meetings and the right to nominate a Delegate to the Board.
  • Gain access to practical support – MHCCs sector-leading suite of capacity-building tools helps you strengthen recovery-oriented and trauma-informed practice at all levels of your organisation. Access to high-level strategic thinking and expertise.
  • Promote your work –  members can promote programs, services and events through our publications, sector newsletters and the quarterly journal View From the Peak. MHCC members also feature on the MHCC website.
  • Train your workforce – by accessing MHCC’s sector-driven professional development, nationally recognised qualifications, leading peer work programs and comprehensive resources with generous discounts.
  • Inform and stay informed – MHCC members receive regular sector updates through exclusive information campaigns and publications.
  • Exclusive MHCC Member events – Meet with likeminded people to discuss current topics and hear from expert speakers.
  • Co-host networking events – run networking events with the assistance of MHCC as a co-host, to position your organisation as a leader in communication and service delivery improvement in your area.
  • Achieve organisational compliance – MHCC offers discounts on the leading online quality and compliance reporting tool, Standards & Performance Pathways, which has been tailored for the community mental health sector. This will assist you with both state and federal reporting requirements.
Member Entitlements

All Members can access MHCC services and discounts.

Only MHCC Members have voting rights at MHCC general meetings and the right to nominate a delegate to the Board.

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How do I become a member

Simply download and complete the application form, then send it back to MHCC. All applications are considered by the Board, and upon acceptance of your application, you will receive a confirmation letter and a tax invoice.

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