The journal of mental health administration

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 14–16 | Cite as

An update of Australia’s and New Zealand’s mental health systems: Spring 1985

  • James T. Harper


While it’s natural to think of Australia and New Zealand as neighbors, it is also a mistake to do so. There is more than just 1,200 miles of ocean between these two countries. Their values, their concepts of the roles they play in the world community, and their health care delivery systems are easily differentiated.


Psychiatric Hospital Community Mental Health Center Mental Health Program Health Care Delivery System Hospital Board 


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© Association of Behavioral Healthcare Management 1985

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