This submission argues that there is a need to apply an intersectional gender lens to mental health reform – from prevention and early intervention through to treatment and recovery, including investing in (new and existing) intersectional gender equity strategies to support the primary prevention of mental ill-health.
Our submission addresses the following themes:
Submitted to: Australia. Productivity Commission.
More information about the Inquiry can be found here.
Women's Health Victoria (2019) The social and economic benefits of improving mental health: submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry April 2019. Women's Health Victoria. Melbourne.