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

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.
23 June Dual Disability Carer's Forum Dual Disability Carer's Forum at St Vincent's Mental Health, Tuesday 22nd July 6pm-8pm

Tandem Launch June 5th 2014

Email: admin@tandemcarers.org.au
Address: Level 1/ 37 Mollison Street, Abbotsford, 3067
General: 03 8803 5555
Carer Support Fund: 03 8803 5504 or 03 8803 5502
Research and Evaluation: 03 8803 5505
Training: 03 8803 5511 or 8803 5507
Policy: 03 8803 5501

PDRSS / MHCSS reform

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