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Productivity Commission into Mental Health submission

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Productivity Commission into Mental Health contribution by ADHD Australia in April 2019 Scope of the Commission’s Review. ‘The Commission should consider the role of mental health in supporting economic participation, enhancing productivity and economic growth. It should make recommendations, as necessary, to improve population mental health, so as to realise economic and social participation and…

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Newsletter – February 2019

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We have the latest issue of our newsletter, The Voice, ready for you to read. So go to our Newsletter Archive section to view this issue and any past ones.

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Community Service Award Winner 2019

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Community Service Award for ADHD volunteer – Vivian Dunstan Ms Vivian Dunstan, founder of ADHD Support Australia (previously known as the Northern Beaches ADHD Support Group), was awarded a 2019 Australia Day Outstanding Community Service Award by Mayor Michael Reran of her local Northern Beaches Council in Sydney. She was commended for her dedication to…

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NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) submission

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NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) contribution by ADHD Australia and the community The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is conducting a review of the NSW Curriculum and invited interested parties to make submissions by 30 November 2018. ADHD Australia’s paper highlighted the issues facing children with ADHD and their families. A big thank you to everyone…

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Newsletter – November 2018

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We have the latest issue of our newsletter, The Voice, ready for you to read. So go to our Newsletter Archive section to view this issue and any past ones.

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In Schools Education Article

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ADHD article emailed to school educators and available on the Schools Governance website. Published in School Governance 18 October 2018 Children with AD/HD: Best Practices for Promoting Positive Behaviour In October 2018 ADHD Australia wrote an article which was sent out to over 3,400 subscribers to the CompliSpance database of educators. This went to an estimated…

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Busting the ADHD myths

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Paediatrician and Chair of ADHD Australia, Professor Michael Kohn, and ADHD advocate Louise Kuchel, from Parents for ADHD Advocacy clear up common misunderstandings about ADHD when speaking with Chanel Nine’s TODAY’s Agenda program host, Georgie Gardner. Michael and Lou discussed the impacts which ADHD can have on individuals and families. There is such a negative…

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Rethink ADHD campaign 2018

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October is ADHD Awareness Month We are asking members and those interested in promoting ADHD awareness throughout the Australian community to get behind the ‘Rethink ADHD’ campaign this October. The ‘Rethink ADHD’ campaign, during International ADHD Awareness month this October, will be highlighting the need for more awareness and understanding of this neurodevelopmental learning disability to…

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Community Service Award Winner 2018

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Community Service Award for ADHD volunteer – Anne Matheson On Wednesday 5th September 2018 Ms Anne Matheson was awarded a Lions Club Community Service Award for her work with ADHD youth. The Lions Club of Ku-Ring-Gai Inc awarded six extraordinary people service awards across areas such as , sport, disabled, aged, environment, art and youth. These community…

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CEO update, 31 August 2018

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Good afternoon, In response to a number of requests to update the various ADHD groups, and their members across the country, about what ADHD Australia has been up to I have listed below a summary of the activities and achievements for ADHD Australia since I arrived in the September of last year. ADHD Australia has…

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