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NOTICES

The Minister for Sport (Senator Arbib) gave a notice of motion as follows: To move on the next day of sitting—That the following matter be referred to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee for inquiry and report by 16 August 2011:

The Government's funding and administration of mental health services in Australia, with particular reference to:

 (a) the Government's 2011-12 Budget investments in mental health;

 (b) changes to the Better Access Initiative;

 (c) the impact and adequacy of services provided to people with mental illness through the Access to Allied Psychological Services program;

 (d) services available for people with severe mental illness and the coordination of those services;

 (e) mental health workforce issues;

 (f) the adequacy of mental health funding and services for disadvantaged groups;

 (g) the delivery of a national mental health commission;

 (h) the impact of online services for people with a mental illness, with particular regard to those living in rural and remote locations and other hard-to-reach groups; and

 (i) any other related matter.


Senator McEwen gave a notice of motion as follows: To move on the next day of sitting—That the following matter be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 16 August 2011:

The Government's funding and administration of mental health services in Australia, with particular reference to:

 (a) the Government's 2011-12 Budget investments in mental health;

 (b) changes to the Better Access Initiative;

 (c) the impact and adequacy of services provided to people with mental illness through the Access to Allied Psychological Services program;

 (d) services available for people with severe mental illness and the coordination of those services;

 (e) mental health workforce issues;

 (f) the adequacy of mental health funding and services for disadvantaged groups;

 (g) the delivery of a national mental health commission;

 (h) the impact of online services for people with a mental illness, with particular regard to those living in rural and remote locations and other hard-to-reach groups; and

 (i) any other related matter.

At 7.20 pm—