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The Chief Psychiatrist is a statutory role with powers and functions relating to the administration of the Mental Health Act 2009 and the standard of mental health care in South Australia.

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16 June 2022

Lifting of Temporary Gazettal Conditions Limestone Coast

The temporary gazettal conditions applied to the Mt Gambier and Districts Health Service ceased on 16 June 2022.

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10 June 2022

Have Your Say on SA's Mental Health Act

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) is conducting an independent review of the Mental Health Act 2009

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11 March 2022

Lifting of Temporary Gazettal Conditions Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

The temporary gazettal conditions applied to two Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) mental health facilities in the Outer South ceased on Thursday 10 March 2022

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22 November 2021

Annual Report of the Chief Psychiatrist 2020-21

The Annual Report of the Chief Psychiatrist 2020-21 is now available

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