Tasmanian mental health advocates disappointed by 2020 federal budget

Jessica Willard
By Jessica Willard
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:39pm, first published October 9 2020 - 6:00am
Why the budget's mental health response was a missed opportunity

Mental health and suicide prevention was sold as a priority for the government in its federal budget, with $5.7 billion in funding.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.