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Sector development and representation

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term494994
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 16/01/2020
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Mental health sector development and representation services engage with a wide variety of issues regarding the sustainability and development of the mental health sector. This includes information dissemination, advocacy, policy analysis, program development and sector capacity building (Family and Community Services 2012).

Context:Help on this termMental health non-government organisation establishments service type taxonomy.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termDistinguishing features:
  • Short, medium and long-term initiatives
  • Initiatives are intended to benefit the mental health sector, rather than an individual organisation
  • Services are not provided to individual clients but are targeted at developing and/or representing client service delivery organisations operating in the NGO sector
  • Sector-wide advocacy activities
  • Workforce development
  • Research and evaluation
  • Policy activities

Example organisations:

  • Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA)
  • NSW Consumer Advisory Group (NSW CAG)
  • Mental Health Consumer Network
  • Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC)
  • Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC), New South Wales

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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See also Mental health non-government organisation service type code N[N] Health, Standard 13/11/2014, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Has been superseded by Sector development and representation Health, Standard 16/01/2020

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Individual advocacy Health, Superseded 16/01/2020

Mental health non-government organisation establishments NBEDS 2015- Health, Standard 13/11/2014

Mental health non-government organisation grants cluster Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Sector development and representation mental health service type cluster Health, Standard 13/11/2014

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