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Mental Health Act 2016

About the Mental Health Act 2016

Read about the Mental Health Act 2016 and access resources that explain the key provisions, objects and principles of the new Act.

Chief Psychiatrist policies and guidelines

A list of the policies and guidelines made by the Chief Psychiatrist under the Mental Health Act 2016.

Patient transport and movement

Information about patient transport in Queensland and movement of a person to or from another state.

Mental Health Act 2016 Evaluation

The evaluation of the Mental Health Act 2016 will consider how the objectives and principles of the new legislation have been applied, and whether key changes to the legislative scheme have been implemented effectively.

Contact us

Contact the Mental Health Act Liaison Service for information about the Mental Health Act 2016.

Authorised Mental Health Services (Private AMHS portal)

The secure login portal for private AMHS only. A password is required to view this content. Department of Health employees can view the same content on the intranet (QHEPS).

Last updated: 4 April 2017