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22 February 2024

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm AEDT
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Join our webinar

  • Register now to hear more about accreditation to the National Safety and Quality Mental Health Standards for Community Managed Organisations (NSQMHCMO Standards).
  • Find out what the Standards mean for consumers and carers.
  • Learn about new resources and fact sheets, including a Guide for Service Providers.

Expert advice

Hear more about how to implement the mental health standards for community managed organisations including:

  • Guidance for services, consumers and carers, and accrediting agencies
  • Next steps for accreditation and available support.

Community managed organisations can be accredited to the Standards from July 2024.

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SQ24-001-Host -Portrait-Andrew-Moors

Dr Andrew Moors - Host

A/g Director, Mental Health, Clinical Communications and Cognitive Impairment, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Andrew has been Principal Advisor, Mental Health at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care since 2011. Prior to the Commission, Andrew was a mental health nurse, working in both community and inpatient roles.


Professor Sharon Lawn

Executive Director, Lived Experience Australia

Sharon has 24 years of lived experience advocacy and as a mental health researcher, focused on consumer and family perspectives and experiences. She is involved in state and national committees, including as a Board Director for Mental Health Australia and the Australian Self-Care Alliance.

SQ24-001-Speaker-2-Portrait-Corinne Henderson

Corinne Henderson

Director, Policy & Systems Reform, Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC)

Corinne is focused on policy and legislative reform as it relates to mental health, disability, human rights and the law, sector development and evidence-based practice. She has also practiced as a psychotherapist in the community and private practice. She has been a sitting member of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal since 2010.


Katy Sam

Project Coordinator, Mental Health Coordinating Council

Katy has worked in both clinical and project roles within government and community managed organisations. She is committed to supporting capacity-building initiatives for the community service sector to improve outcomes for service users.

We will be joined by a consumer, peer worker, funder and service provider from a community managed organisation.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care acknowledges the Traditional Owners, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation on whose land the Commission’s office is located, and the lands across Australia where those we partner with work. The Commission pays our deep respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.

Sea urchin design: Ms Tanya Taylor is a Worimi artist (mid-north coast of New South Wales) who is drawn to the underwater world through a deep connection with her saltwater heritage. Tanya’s design is inspired by the patterns found in the sea urchins, corals and sea creatures found in the ocean.

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We support the privacy principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended. We will connect and store your personal information for the purposes of updating you via email on the National Safety and Quality Mental Health Standards for Community Managed Organisations. Email if you would prefer not to receive communications from us.