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Mind Medicine Australia exists to help alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness in Australia through expanding the treatment options available to medical practitioners and their patients. We will establish safe and effective psychedelic-assisted treatments to treat a range of mental illnesses.

Mind Medicine Australia is a registered charity founded by Tania de Jong AM and Peter Hunt AM. We are supporting clinical research and working towards regulatory-approved and evidence-based psychedelic-assisted therapies. We operate as a peak body that connects medical practitioners, consumers, academia, government, industry, regulatory bodies, philanthropists, investors and other stakeholders.

Mind Medicine Australia is focused specifically on the clinical application of medicinal psilocybin and medicinal MDMA for certain mental illnesses. We do not advocate for non-clinical use of psychedelics, MDMA, or any other prohibited substances, nor do we advocate for any changes to the law with respect to non-clinical use. Our focus is wholly clinical.

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Four key strategic areas


Mind Medicine Australia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Mind Medicine Australia associated practitioners also offer an inclusive and safe place for patients to receive care. We respect and value the cultural differences between us.


We support and fund clinical psychedelic research, conducted by independent institutions and affiliates.


By developing relationships between government, academic institutions, interest groups and regulatory bodies, Mind Medicine Australia aims to facilitate evidence-based change.

Education & Events

We educate the general public, medical and mental health practitioners, regulators, and other stakeholders on clinical psychedelic research and therapeutic application.


Mind Medicine Australia will act as the interface between research and practice by translating clinical research into accredited therapist training protocols.

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