South Western Sydney Consultations: June 2019

The Commission visited communities and held consultations in South Western Sydney in June 2019. Feedback  from the workshops in Tahmoor Bowral and Bankstown has been compiled into summaries. 

Regional profile

Download the South Western Sydney regional profile to learn more about the area.

Videos showcasing mental health reform in action

We had the privilege of learning about a variety of innovative initiatives and programs that are improving mental health and wellbeing in South Western Sydney. Watch the video showcasing the Tahmoor Integrated Subspecialty Clinic.

See also a video showcasing the ReFrame initiative that provides support for young people aged 12-25 who experience mild to moderate mental health concerns through walk-in sites in Bowral and Tahmoor and through community outreach by multi-disciplinary mental health professionals and youth engagement workers.. 

Click the links below to learn more about these and other examples of mental health reform in the region.

View the images created by our graphic scribe

For the main consultation in each region, a graphic scribe documented the day's conversations and themes visually through a series of illustrations.

The graphic scribe illustrations from the South Western Sydney consultation held in Bankstown can be downloaded below or click the image to view as tiles.

Photo galleries from our consultations and sit visits throughout the region, reproduced with permission are viewable below.