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NSW Health / Mental Health Reform - Innovation Fund Round 2 - HAC 17/06

RFT ID HAC 17/06
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 27-Mar-2017
Closes 9-May-2017 10:00am
Category Comprehensive health services
Agency Ministry of Health

Contact Person
Sarah Sherborne-Higgins
Phone: 02 9424 5717

Tender Details


Mental Health Reform funding of $4 million was allocated to an Innovation Fund.  Round 1 of the Innovation Fund awarded $2.5M across several projects.

The Innovation Fund Round 2 will provide seed funding for innovative local initiatives that aim to improve mental health service delivery and outcomes in NSW in five specific target areas. 

A funding pool of up to $1.5M is available for the Innovation Fund Round 2.


The Innovation Fund will provide start-up funding for mental health reform applications on a competitive basis.

·         Specific target areas include:

·         • Mental health and intellectual disability/cognitive impairment

·         • Aboriginal mental health

·         • Mental health and youth homelessness

·         • Adult education

·         • Child and youth mental health



NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

Estimated Value

From $1.00 to $1,500,000.00

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

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