Regina Brindle Grant Program for AOD and Mental Health Consumers

The Regina Brindle Grant Program aims to honour the significant contributions that Regina Brindle made to the promotion of consumer voices in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) and mental health and wellbeing (MHW) sectors in Victoria, and to establishing practices that support their participation in civil society. Eligibility Grants are awarded to support projects […]

SHARC OUT and about

Sunday 21 January 2024, SHARC proudly participated in this year’s Midsumma Carnival at the Alexandra Gardens in Melbourne.  It was a great opportunity for SHARC to network with other service providers and to provide information to the LGBTQIA+ community about the services available at SHARC. Prior to opening – part of the SHARC crew for […]

This Is What Unity Looks Like

Listen Here to ABC Radio News Item Announcement A message from our CEO, Clare Davies and CEO of VMIAC, Craig Wallace: This is what unity looks like… For the last two years, VMIAC and SHARC have been reminding the Victorian government that Victoria is missing the Consumer Leadership Agency that was recommended by the Royal […]

What is Recommendation 29? What is Our Agency?

What is Recommendation 29? What is Our Agency? Recommendation 29 of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System called for a new agency led by people with lived experience of mental illness or psychological distress – we call it Our Agency. Why do we need our agency? Why it’s important? There is a long […]