Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC)

The VMIAC is the peak Victorian non-government organisation for people who have experience with a mental illness or emotional distress. VMIAC engages in a number of activities, which include information provision, advice, mutual support and self-help, individual, group and systemic advocacy, research and evaluation, and education and training.

The VMIAC, as a consumer organisation, is committed to:

  •  Individual and collective consumer empowerment;
  • Consumer participation in all decisions which affect the life of the individual;
  • Consumers directing their own recovery;
  • The promotion and protection of consumers’ civil and human rights;
  • Promoting a better quality of life for consumers;
  • Services providers and the broader community valuing and respecting consumers experience;
  • Supportive, democratic and safe working environments for all staff and volunteers which are conducive to free, open discussion and exchange of ideas as well as on-going professional development.
Type of Advocacy:
Individual Advocacy

Area of operation:

Referral Priority:
Mental Health/Illness, NDIS Appeals

Contact Details:

Building 1, 22 Aintree Street,
Brunswick East Vic 3057

(03) 9380 3900