Service contact data at the patient level for public sector specialised community mental health services.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 July 2000 to 30 June 2016

Geographical coverage

National  |  National and state and territory

Data availability

  • Publications
  • Summary tables published in electronic form

Data scope

Specialised public mental health services classified as 'ambulatory'.

Excludes: admitted patient mental health care services, support services that are not specialised mental health care services ( for example, accommodation support services), services provided by non-government organisations and residential care services.


Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Community mental health care NMDS

Community mental health care NMDS DQS

External links and information 

Mental Health services in Australia