The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) is a member based peak body. We represent and promote the interests of community managed mental health services and have a strong commitment to enabling better access and outcomes for every Tasmanian.

Media Releases


Welcome to MHCT’s media centre. To view our media releases, click on the below:


MHCT Response to 2019 State Budget 23052019

MHCT Fewer people with mental health conditions are transitioning to the NDIS than expected 16042019

MHCT response to RHH Masterplan  20032019



MHCT response to Government’s Hospital in the Home initiative media release 161018

MHW Winners Treat Yo Self Media Release 111018 PDF

Mercury Talking Point MHCT CEO Connie Digolis 270918

MHCT Media Release A Better Way – unifying the mental health system 040918

MHCT Creative Arts Awards media release 310718

MHCT Response to 2018/19 State Budget 

MHCT response Tasmanian Greens mental health 010318 media release

MHCT mentally healthy Tasmania launch media release PM 160218

MHCT response Liberal Mental Health package 100218 media release 

 MHCT response to Labour mental health election policy announcement 1 February 2018



Mental Health Council Mental Health Week Official Launch 2017

Mental Health Week – MHCT Launches Stronger Together Video Series FINAL pdf

MHCT State Budget Response 2017

World Health Day 2017 – Depression Let’s Talk



Mental Health Week Launch 2016

MHCT Support R U OK? Day

MHCT State Budget Response 2016

Mental health sector comes together for seminar

MHCT Address Federal Funding to Mental Health Announcement

MHCT Support Labor Mental Health in Schools Policy



Mental Health Week Launch 

Mental Health Council and Flourish TAS Launch Film

 Mental Health Council – Federal Budget Response and CEO Appointment

Mental Health Council and Flourish TAS State Budget 2015 Response

For more information contact Cat Delpero, Media and Communications Manager on 03 6224 9222 or