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Mission statement


The GPMHSC strives to ensure optimal mental health for the Australian population by ensuring that GPs receive high quality education and training in mental health.



The GPMHSC is a multidisciplinary body funded by the Commonwealth Government under the Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and General Practitioners through the MBS (Better Access) initiative. The GPMHSC is managed by the RACGP.



The GPMHSC includes representatives from general practice, psychiatry, psychology and the community. The RACGP provides secretariat services and chairs the GPMHSC Committee.

Committee members are nominated by:


The role of the GPMHSC




The role of the GPMHSC Secretariat


The GPMHSC Secretariat: