The Royal Commission's survey of Victoria's frontline mental health workforce has now closed.

Thank you to everyone who completed the survey. Your input will help the Commission plan and design the changes that are needed in the future mental health system.

About the Royal Commission

In February 2019, the Victorian Government released the Commission's Terms of Reference, which you can read on our key documents page.

The Commission wants to provide the community with a clear and ambitious set of actions that will change Victoria's mental health system and enable Victorians to experience their best mental health now and into the future.

The Commission is focused on identifying and solving system-wide issues, rather than investigating individual cases or incidents.

To develop its findings and recommendations, the Commission is committed to engaging widely. This includes hearing directly from people with lived experience, families and carers, and the workforce.

Since April 2019, the Commission has:

Learn more about the Commission's work so far

Interim report

The Royal Commission delivered its interim report to the Victorian Government in November 2019. You can read the report and a summary by clicking on the images below.

The interim report contains a number of priority recommendations that address immediate needs and lay the foundations for a new approach to mental health.

This is the first of two major reports by the Commission. The majority of the Commission’s recommendations for change will appear in its final report, due in February 2021.

Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System Interim Report Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System Interim Report Summary

Stay up to date

The Royal Commission will deliver its final report in February 2021, which will provide a bold and innovative approach for transforming Victoria’s mental health system.

You can register for regular updates from the Commission on our contacts page.