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Have your say: compulsory treatment consultation

Have your say: compulsory treatment consultation

ANMF members working in mental health services, or who have an interest in mental health, are encouraged to participate in a review of compulsory treatment and decision-making laws.

The review is examining both the compulsory assessment criteria and the compulsory treatment criteria in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022 (the Act). The review is also considering how the Act can be more closely aligned with other decision-making laws to improve supported decision-making principles and practices.

Details about how to participate, and the consultation paper, are available on the Engage Victoria website.

Members can send their feedback to

Consultation closes 2 June 2023.

ANMF submission

ANMF is also preparing a submission on behalf of members.

If you have feedback about the consultation paper or the questions it asks please email ANMF Mental Health Services Officer Jacinta Crofton via by 26 May 2023.