Section 32 Mental Health Act amendments fall short of recommended reform

Section 32 of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 was amended, extending the divisionary regime to those with cognitive impairment. By KAREN WEEKS.

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: November 2017

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

Time for action

Lawyers open up about wellness and ways to diminish the stigma around mental illness.

Finding a way through the mental health minefield: the new criminal trial bench book entry

People experiencing major mental illness while facing serious criminal charges are extremely vulnerable. By ANINA JOHNSON.