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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.
9.4 million service contacts were provided by state/territory community mental health care services in 2015–16
Over 31,000 full-time-equivalent staff were employed by state/territory specialised mental health services in 2014–15
$8.5 billion was spent on mental health-related services in 2014–15
2.3 million Australians received Medicare-subsidised mental health-specific services in 2015–16
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