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Resources: Mental Health Act 2016

Consumer resources

Information about the rights of patients, their families, carers and other support persons under the Mental Health Act 2016.

Overview resources

Documents and videos that explain the key provisions in the Act, objects and principles, differences between the previous Act and the current Act, and transitional arrangements.

Consumer Integrated Mental Health Application (CIMHA)

Information about CIMHA projects and upcoming releases

Key topics

Information about the Mental Health Act 2016, organised by topic. Includes links to fact sheets, videos and clinical policies for each topic.

Chief Psychiatrist policies and guidelines

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

Forms: Mental Health Act 2016

This page contains links to forms approved under the Mental Health Act 2016.

Last updated: 22 March 2017