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February 2012

First Report of the Queensland Mental Health Commission Advisory Committee Second Round Consultation Invitation
On 11 October 2011, the Premier announced in Parliament that the Queensland Government would establish a Queensland Mental Health Commission to drive improved performance, coordination and transparency in the delivery of mental health services in Queensland. On Monday 30 January 2012, Professor Beverley Raphael, chair of the Advisory Committee set up to advise Government on the establishment of the Commission, formally presented the Committees First Report to the Premier. Based on the results of the first round of consultation, the First Report provides 14 recommendations to Government which outline a proposed organisational model for the new body. The First Report can be viewed at www.health.qld.gov.au/mentalhealth/commission.asp. As a key stakeholder, you are invited to attend a second round consultation session outlining the results of the first round of consultation and the Committees recommendations, and seeking your input into the implementation of these recommendations. The schedule below shows times, dates and locations of the sessions which have been planned in your area as part of this second round of consultation. You can also participate by logging on to www.getinvolved.qld.gov.au. Please RSVP to telephone 3405 6077 or at email QMHCTT@health.qld.gov.au.

2nd CONSULTATION SESSION SCHEDULE


2nd February 2nd February Metro North Education Centre Seminar Rooms, RBWD Robina Woods Golf Course Ron Pehaligon Way Robina Russell Strong Auditorium Princess Alexandra Hospital Terrace Gardens Function Centre 4 Duchess Road Mt Isa Mercure Townsville 166-194 Woolcock Street Townsville Brothers League Club 99-105 Anderson Street Cairns Mackay Grand Suites Leichardt Room Level 1, Gregory Street Mackay Conference Room 3/4 Community Health Cnr Bolsover and Cambridge Streets Rockhampton Impact Make Your Mark 106-108 Bagara Road Bundaberg Peppers Resort The Esplanade Urangan Level 3, Grand Central Shopping Centre Margaret Street Toowoomba Metro Hotel International 43 South Street (Cnr Foote Lane) Ipswich Lake Kawana Community Centre 114 Sportsmans Parade Bokarina 9.00am 11.00am

Gold Coast

2.00pm 4.00pm

3rd February 6th February 7th February 8th February

Metro South Mt Isa

1.00pm 3.00pm 2.00pm 4.00pm

Townsville

9.30am 11.30am

Cairns

9.30am 11.30am

9th February

Mackay

9.30am 11.30am

10th February

Rockhampton

9.30am 11.30am

14th February

Bundaberg

9.30am 11.30am

14th February

Hervey Bay

2.00pm 4.00pm

15th February

Toowoomba

9.30am 11.30am

15th February

Ipswich

2.00pm 4.00pm

16th February

Sunshine Coast

9.30am 11.30am

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