The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) is the peak body representing the interests of the community mental health sector in Tasmania including consumer, carer and service provider organisations.


Our Mission is to represent, support and facilitate collaboration in the community mental health sector for the benefit of all Tasmanians.

Our Vision is a Tasmanian community based on human rights principles where mental health and wellbeing are supported and promoted.

Mental Health Council of Tasmania Strategic Plan



Phone      03 6224 9222

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236 Sandy Bay Road

Sandy Bay Tasmania 7005

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Would you like to become a member of the MHCT?

The MHCT is recognised by the Minister for Health and Human Services as the Peak Body representing the non-government community mental health sector in Tasmania at a state and national level.

What the MHCT offers to its members

  • The opportunity to influence public policy through the MHCT public policy process; the means of maximising consumer, carer and community participation and empowerment in mental health policy, planning and decision making.
  • Access to the latest information and research in relation to mental health issues through our website and newsletter.
  • Be part of fostering strong relationships, cooperation and coordination between consumers, carers, community sector service providers and clinical service providers within the mental health sector.
  • Access to a range of opportunities for networking and information sharing, eg policy forums.
  • Connection to the national community mental health industry alliance, Community Mental Health Australia and the Mental Health Council of Australia.

Membership of the MHCT is available in the following categories:

  • Consumer organisations
  • Carer organisations
  • Non-Government service providers
  • Individuals

To be eligible for membership, an applicant organisation must fulfil one of the following criteria: A non-government association, association, group, program or alliance with a stated mission or objectives primarily concerned with mental health, incorporated or not.

Associate membership is available to individuals and to organisations that do not qualify for full membership of the council. 


Any more questions?
Please contact us


Do you feel strongly about mental health community issues?

Become a volunteer!

The community mental health sector comprises consumers, carers and service providers, and many volunteers.  Providing a voice for the sector, the MHCT utilises volunteers in a variety of different ways, including assistance in organising events, management of community resources, and administrative tasks. 

If you are interested in being a volunteer of the MHCT please contact us


The MHCT has deductible gift recipient (DGR) status under the health promoting charity status.  This enables the MHCT to receive donations, bequests and in-kind support for which you are able to claim as a tax deduction. Contributions can be made via cheque or contacting us for electronic funds transfer information.

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