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Opening the door to productive workers: Government policy, RTW and mental illness

Gabrielle Lis

Simon Tatz, from the Mental Health Council of Australia, lays down the law about mental illness and inclusive RTW

As the electoral pummelling inspired by Howard’s WorkChoices legislation suggests, Australians are committed to the idea that government policy impacts on employment outcomes. We spoke to Simon Tatz, Communications Director with the Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA), about the impact of legislation, bureaucracy and “the way things are done” on workforce participation – and in particular return to work –...

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