National Mental Health Service Planning Framework - Planning Support Tool

By Admin August 22, 2022

Purpose: To estimate need and expected demand for mental health care and the level and mix of mental health services required for a given population.

Type: Tableau user interface to a needs based planning model.

Release status: Production release (V4.0).

Intended users: Mental health planners working in licensed organisations (typically State and Territory Government departments, Local Hospital Networks and Primary Health Networks).

Who can access it?: Intended users in licensed organisations can apply to be trained on using NMHSPF-PST. Access to NMHSPF-PST is provided on completion of the training.

Documentation / training: Available at:

Publications: Peer-reviewed

Developed / Maintained by: Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, University of Queensland and Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.