Welcome to Tandem - the peak body for families and carers of people experiencing mental illness and emotional distress in Victoria

Our mission is to:

  • promote family/carer involvment in treatment and care planning, and decision making
  • promote participation of family/carers in policy development and service improvement activities
  • advocate for the needs of family and carers to be met
  • improve the mental health system

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Latest News

25 August September 10th ~ Lifting the Lid on Mental Health 2014 Pre-Election Forum Tandem and VMIAC, in collaboration with 15 mental heatlh peaks and community organisations, will present a mental heatlh pre-election forum at the Melbourne Town Hall
11 August Tandem Carer Forum Information DVDs Information DVDs on The Mental Health Act 2014, Nominated Persons and Advance Statements, and the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner are available to view on our website
21 July Good Medical Practice A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia
30 June Tandem Inc. launched June 5th The Carers Network has become Tandem. The VMHCN's new name and logo was launched on June 5th by Mrs Patti Newton and Ms Georgie Crozier, State Parliamentary Secretary.

Lifting The Lid On MEntal health pre-election Forum September 10th 2014

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PDRSS / MHCSS reform

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