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    Tully Rosen

    The hold on mental health program cuts is due to the major review of Commonwealth spending currently being undertaken by the National Mental Health Commission. It is due for delivery in the next few months.

    However the biggest health cut is the Commonwealth walking away from the National Health Reform Agreement. NSW alone has a $1.2b in it’s health budget. Mental health will feel that like everyone else.

    So the answer is that mental health programs and the National MH Commission are only safe until the commission delivers its review.

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    Melissa Sweet

    Melissa Sweet

    A reader has provided the following correction re the comment on GPET: GPET was never part of DoHA. GPET took over the training program from the RACGP in 2001.

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