QCOSS submission to the review of the Mental Health Act 2000

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A number of Australian and Queensland research studies have highlighted the risk of mental illness among migrants and refugees who have experienced significant stress in the pre and post migration periods. Their health and well-being is a matter of human rights and is also critical to their effective social and economic participation.

QCOSS welcomed the opportunity to make a submission to Queensland Health in relation to the review of the Mental Health Act 2000 and made their submission in July this year.

Read the QCOSS submission to Mental Health Act 2000 review