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Mental health services: in brief 2017 provides an overview of data about the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians.
Over 31,000 full-time-equivalent staff were employed by state/territory specialised mental health services in 2014–15
9.4 million service contacts were provided by state/territory community mental health care services in 2015–16
2.3 million Australians received Medicare-subsidised mental health-specific services in 2015–16
$8.5 billion was spent on mental health-related services in 2014–15
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