Mental health resources

The mental health-related resources section describes what services are provided, by whom and how much is spent on those services. Detailed information is available on the following topics, also listed in the left menu:


Specialised mental health care facilities provided care in 2015–16.

Workforce in 2015

3,131 psychiatrists, 20,834 mental health nurses and 24,522 registered psychologists 

$9.0 billion

or $373 per person, was the estimated Expenditure on mental health-related services in Australia during
2015–16, comprising around 7.7% of total health expenditure.