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Condolences: Sir Ninian Stephen

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We mourn the loss of SANE Australia Patron-in-Chief The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen KG, AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE, PC, QC who died aged 94 this week.

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SANE pioneers: Simon Champ

SANE pioneers: Simon Champ

Simon Champ is a pioneer for the rights of people with mental illness in Australia. He believes that one of these fundamental rights is to be recognised and respected as human beings like anyone else — a simple yet distressingly difficult right to achieve, as the battle against stigma continues to this day.

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SANE pioneers: Barbara Hocking OAM

SANE pioneers: Barbara Hocking OAM

When Barbara Hocking first worked with Marg Leggatt in 1989, she had no idea that six years later she would go on to become the CEO of one of Australia’s leading mental health charities — a role she held for 17 years.

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SANE pioneers: Dr Margaret Leggatt AM

SANE pioneers: Dr Margaret Leggatt AM

Co-founder and patron of SANE Australia

1986 - current

Her eyes sparkling with intelligence and good humour, Marg Leggatt is as full of energy today as she was in the 1980s, when she founded SANE Australia.

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SANE pioneers: Anne Deveson AO

SANE pioneers: Anne Deveson AO

SANE Australia co-founder and patron, 1986-2016

Anne Deveson was a familiar face on television screens in the 1980s. An established journalist, broadcaster and filmmaker, she was appointed Director of the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School in 1985. What television audiences didn't know however, was that Anne was caring for one of her children, Jonathan, who had developed schizophrenia in his late teens.

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Caroline is celebrating 30 years of SANE

Caroline is celebrating 30 years of SANE

Caroline Storm began supporting SANE Australia almost 20 years ago after the tragic loss of her daughter, Ann, to mental illness.

'It was really the care and compassion of Barbara that sparked my relationship with SANE. She was a wonderful comfort to me during such a dark period,' says Caroline.

'To this day, it means so much to me to be able to support a cause that works so hard to make a meaningful difference to the lives of people affected by complex mental illness.'

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RIP Barbara Hocking OAM 1947-2016

RIP Barbara Hocking OAM 1947-2016

SANE Australia mourns the death of former Executive Director Barbara Hocking OAM – a gracious, passionate and principled leader who led the organisation from 1995 to 2012.

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The 80:20 rule

The 80:20 rule

When people think of recovery from an episode of illness – whether physical or mental – they often think solely in terms of hospitals, doctors and nurses.

Clinical care is essential of course, but it’s not the whole story, as David, explains . . .

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