Good Arts Good Mental Health

In collaboration with multi-sector partners, this project aims to create an evidence based, arts-mental health campaign, dose-response message, programs, and provide multi-sector professional development to positively impact community arts engagement and mental wellbeing.


Why is this project important?

  • To improve the mental wellbeing of Australians by communicating the value of the arts as a health promotion strategy
  • To build strategic and long-lasting cross sector collaboration
  • To optimise understanding of the arts-mental health relationship

Funding Partners

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Project Partners

  • The Ian Potter Foundation
  • WA Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
  • CircuitWest
  • St John of God Health Care
  • WA Department of Health 
  • Mental Health Commission
  • Minderoo Foundation
  • VicHealth
  • Neami National
  • A New Approach
  • Health Consumer Council
  • Chamber of Arts & Culture WA 
  • Community Arts Network
  • Art Gallery of WA
  • Perth Festival
  • Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • Blue Tree Project
  • MyLocalMind
  • Globe Town Project
  • Sensorium Theatre
  • SA Circus Centre
  • Deborah Pearson Consulting
  • City of Stirling
  • Town of Victoria Park
  • Arts-Health Network NSW&ACT
  • QLD Arts-Health Network
  • WA Arts-Health Consortium