2019-20 State Budget

Published on 9 May 2019

The 2019-20 State Budget will deliver $942.1 million to mental health, alcohol and other drug services in 2019-20, via the Mental Health Commission, representing an increase of $23.7 million, or 2.6% from the previous year.

Overall general budget expenditure is forecast to increase by 1.5% in 2019-20.

Key initiatives in the budget include:

There is also additional funding provided to the Department of Health:

Read our 2019-20 Budget Bulletin, the 2019-20 Budget Papers or visit the website for more information. Media Statements from the Minister for Mental Health also provide further information.

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