Policy and advocacy

At beyondblue, we are committed to promoting good mental health and creating change to protect everyone’s mental wellbeing, and to help people to recover if they become unwell.

We combine the experiences of people affected by depression, anxiety and suicide, with the evidence generated by researchers and evaluators, to influence public and political opinion and policy.

Our policy and advocacy priorities

beyondblue position statements and information papers

beyondblue develops evidence-based position statements and information papers to communicate our position on key issues associated with depression, anxiety and suicide.

These include:

beyondblue policy submissions

beyondblue aims to positively influence and impact national, state and territory policies to ensure that they consider the needs of people with depression and anxiety and their family and friends, and improve mental health. beyondblue’s recent submissions to policy consultation processes include:

2017

2016

Policy submission archives

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011