Federal Member for Kingston

Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development

Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel

Fighting For Us

Opinion Pieces

Mental illness is still a barrier for those who want to work

Stigma continues to surround mental illness especially when it comes to getting a job. Australia's unemployment rate at one of its lowest levels, however many individuals living with a mental illness continue to find it difficult to get a job.

Benefits of work stretch far beyond the receipt of a pay packet- a job provides a critical sense of self-worth, self-esteem and social identity. Indeed for those suffering from mental illness employment can be part of the recovery back to good health.

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