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Policy – Submissions

drummond street services regularly advise government, peaks and a range of stakeholder groups regarding policy issues which impact the communities who access drummond street services.

For all policy submission inquiries please contact us on 9663 6733 or email us on enquiries@ds.org.au

drummond street services submission to the consultation on the Religious Freedom Bills – Second Exposure Drafts

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drummond street services is deeply concerned about these proposed reforms. In particular we refer to the impact of these reforms on our clients, their families, children, carers and loved ones who we provide support to every day, as well as our own workforce and the broader community.

Response to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Draft Report

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Please find the drummond street/queerspace response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health – Draft Report here.  drummond street has addressed some key considerations in relation to this report, specifically, we

drummond street services response to the Religious Discrimination Bill 2019

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Introduction drummond street services is writing regarding the proposed new Religious Freedom reforms released by the government for consultation on Thursday 29 August 2019: • Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 •

queerspace submission into Victorian Government’s Mental Health Royal Commission

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drummond street services/queerspace welcomes the opportunity to submit to the Victorian Government’s Mental Health Royal Commission. This submission follows our earlier correspondence in November 2018 and commentary on the Royal Commission’s initial draft Terms of Reference.

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Issues

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drummond street is thankful for the opportunity to write regarding the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Issues Paper titled ‘The Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health’ and; the complimentary outcomes of the Family Mental Health Support Services program.

drummond street/queerspace submission to the consultation regarding the Terms of Reference

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drummond street/queerspace submission to the consultation regarding the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability