Individual members

Tandem's membership is made up of individuals that may be:

  • Family members and friends (carer) of someone who has mental health issues.
  • Former carers and those linked with carer groups.
  • Representatives of state-wide and regional/metropolitan mental health, and other, organisations that have a significant mental health carer focus.
  • Professional staff from carer support programs and mental health services.
  • A carer academic or researcher.
  • People with a real interest in the advocacy this area.

A carer:

  • may be a family member, partner, friend or other person;
  • may be of any age;
  • will commonly be actively involved in caring for and supporting a person with mental health issues, with this role not necessarily being a static role but rather a role that is capable of fluctuation over time according to the needs of the person with mental health issues and the carer;
  • will commonly have their life impacted by the wellbeing of the person with mental health issues, and commonly undertakes for the care of and support of a person with mental health issues in a voluntary capacity and not as part of their career or employment.

Join as an Individual

Organisational members

Organisational membership is open to association, company or other organisation (not being an individual) which is a carer organisation or has a significant carer focus.


Join as an Organisation

If you prefer not to use the online membership form, please the return completed forms via email to [email protected] or post to Level 1, 37 Mollison Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067.