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Royal Commission Final Report

Summary & Recommendations

available in full on the Royal Commission’s website.

Summary (Plain Language)

Recommendations (Plain Language)

What we found out (Easy Read)

Our Recommendations (Easy Read)


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Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC)

VMIAC is the peak Victorian organisation for people with a lived experience of mental health or emotional challenges.

Tandem is the Victorian peak body representing family and friends supporting people living with mental health issues

Self Help Addiction Resource
Centre (SHARC)

Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) promotes self-help approaches to recovery from severe alcohol and drug related issues.

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) IMHA is a service provided by VLA. IMHA complements and enhances VLA’s existing legal services for people with mental health issues.




Transformation PlanEastern Health has developed is now implementing its own Transformation Plan to ensure we successfully deliver improvements against priority areas.

In line with the recommendations of the Royal Commission findings, we are improving our mental health and wellbeing service by:

  • Increasing our services at times when you need us
  • Ensuring we have people who understand your experience first-hand
  • Supporting daily health and wellbeing as well as your mental health needs
  • Improving care for people living with both mental health and substance use concerns