Hitting the road for Our Town

We’ve recently got back from a whirlwind tour of SA where we visited nine towns and regions to bring the written applications for the Our Town initiative to life. Our Town is a mental health funding initiative which will ultimately see us provide 10 years of funding and support to two SA towns. Six towns […]

Two stages of support for rural and regional SA

Our newest funding – Our Town – is a two-phased approach to rural and regional mental health funding. Six towns will initially be shortlisted for stage one of Our Town, which will be a nine month mentoring and coaching process. We are calling this capability building and it will be about building and strengthening the […]

Our Town – a different approach to funding

Our Town is a different way of funding as it’s not about providing short-term resources to one organisation but testing broader community approaches to tackling mental health challenges. Our new funding – unveiled in late June – aims to help South Australian towns to tackle their specific mental health challenges. Ultimately, two SA towns will […]

Long-term mental health funding opportunity for SA towns

Applications are open for up to 10 years of mental health funding and support for towns in rural and regional South Australia. Our new, multi-million dollar funding initiative – Our Town – will see us partner with SA towns for up to a decade to tackle their mental health challenges. Our Town funding is for […]

Vision for a special mental health workforce

Imagine if people experiencing mental health issues could call on a mobilised and collective workforce of professionals who understand what they’re going through and can walk with them towards recovery?