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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 term721779
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 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).

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Mental health non-government organisation establishments service type taxonomy.

Collection and usage attributes

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Distinguishing 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


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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Sector development and representation Health, Superseded 16/01/2020

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Individual advocacy Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Mental health non-government organisation payments cluster Health, Standard 16/01/2020

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