If you would like a hard copy of any of CoMHWA’s submissions or publications please contact our office.

CoMHWA Advocacy Resources

CoMHWA Consumer Advocacy Tips

Peer Share Resource

M3Q: My Medicines and Me questionnaire


CoMHWA Publications

Consumer Representative Policy

Consumer Participation Policy

CoMHWA Guide to Online Peer Research

Our Rights in Recovery

CoMHWAs Role in Promoting Peer Support and Services

CoMHWA’s Collaboration 2 Recovery (C2R) Project Report

CoMHWA’s 2017 State Election Asks

Health Consumers Council Principles & Best Practice Strategies for Consumer Engagement in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Sector in Western Australia
CoMHWA was a member of the Project Advisory Group established to develop this resource.

Bring Your Voice: Lived Experience Perspectives for Better Mental Health and Wellbeing

Consumer Advisory Groups: WA Consumer Engagement Report


Consumer Representative FAQs

FAQs for Services and Service Funders

FAQs: Consumer Representative

Consumer FAQs: Consumer Representatives


CoMHWA Draft Statements (Feedback Welcome)

Draft Co-Production Advocacy Brief & Position Statement

CoMHWA Draft Response to Draft Mental Health Partnership Agreement


CoMHWA Submissions

November 2017:  CoMHWA Feedback to the National Mental Health Commission – Consultation: Developing a National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Monitoring and Reporting Framework

November 2017: CoMHWA Submission to Department of Health (WA) Sustainable Health Review

December 2016: CoMHWA Submission to Department of Health (Commonwealth) Fifth National Mental Health Plan Consultation

December 2016: CoMHWA Submission to the Mental Health Commission of Western Australia: Compulsory Alcohol and other Drug Treatment Public Consultation

September 2016: CoMHWA Submission to the Budget Savings Omnibus Bill

June 2016: CoMHWA Submission to the Review of National Disability Advocacy Program

November 2015: Submission to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Commissioning Framework

June 2015: Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee for the Inquiry into Violence, Abuse and Neglect against People with Disability in Institutional and Residential Settings

May 2015: CoMHWA submission to Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

March 2015: CoMHWA 10 Year Plan submission on behalf of consumers of mental health in WA

March 2015: CoMHWA Excerpt of Peer Support and the Peer Workforce (10 Year Plan Submission)

March 2015: Joint advocacy submission from Consumers of Mental Health WA, Health Consumers Council WA, People with Disabilities WA and Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre

March 2015: Information, Linkages, and Capacity Building Policy Framework Submission

December 2014: Joint Submission to Review of the Criminal Law (Mentally Impaired Accused) Act 1996

December 2014: Letter to the Attorney General: Call for Human Rights to Be Met through Review of CLMIA 1996

August 2014: Mental Health Bill 2013 – Joint NGO submission to Members of the Legislative Council

August 2014: CoMHWA Response to McClure Review

July 2014: Disability Insurance Initiatives Consumer Participation Advocacy Brief

June 2014: Making Inroads: Addressing the Needs of Consumers and those with Psycho-Social Disability within NDIS/My Way

May 2014: Joint Mental Health NGO submission to LC on MHB 2013

May 2014:  CoMHWA Response to Federal Budget

May 2014: CoMHWA Response to State Budget

April 2014: CoMHWA submission to the National Review of Mental Health Services

August 2013: CoMHWA Peer Work Project (Cert IV in Mental Health Peer Work) Survey Response

May 2013: CoMHWA National Contributing Life Project Response to the May 2013 Consultation

May 2013: CoMHWA Submission National Summit on Physical and Mental Health