RESEARCH PAPER: National Mental Health Report 2004
This report is the eighth in the National Mental Health Report series and describes Australia’s progress over the course of the National Mental Health Strategy between 1993 and 2002. the report is prepared by the Health Priorities and Suicide Prevention Branch, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra. The report is based on the most recently validated data, and covers two additional years of data (2000-01 and 2001-02) submitted by states and territories through the annual National Survey of Mental Health Services. This survey has been conducted annually by the Department of Health and Ageing since 1994 as a requirement of the previous Medicare and Australian Health Care Agreements to monitor the progress of states and territories under the National Mental Health Strategy.
The report can be accessed under the heading 'Reports' at www.health.gov.au/internet/wcms/publishing.nsf/Content/mentalhealth-resources-index.htm/