State & territory jurisdictional reports: Activity relating to mental health reform prior to the implementation of the Fourth National Mental Health Plan

24. Review and where necessary amend mental health and related legislation to support cross-border agreements and transfers of people under civil and forensic orders, and scope requirements for the development of nationally consistent mental health legislation

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Department of Health and Ageing

  • The Commonwealth will contribute to the conduct of a scoping review of existing state and territory legislation which also identifies options for moving towards nationally consistent legislation.