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21 Apr

A Pioneering Step for Mental Health: Australia Leads the World in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies

On February 3rd this year, Australia made history by becoming a world leader in psychedelic-assisted therapies, thanks to the unwavering support from people like you. July 1st marks the date these substances will be rescheduled for strictly controlled use in clinical settings, a decision that will l

14 Mar

Reaction to the Health Report

David Heilpern - Dean of Law at Southern Cross University and a magistrate for over 20 years - writes his response to Norman Swan's interview with Susan Rossell on the ABC's Health Report.

08 Mar

Mind Medicine Australia’s Progress and Achievements Since 2019

In our first four years, we have made remarkable progress in growing public awareness of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy in Australia. We are seeing a paradigm shift in the curiosity, acceptance, and interest in the use of psilocybin and MDMA-assisted therapy for depression, addiction, PTSD

02 Mar

Returning to Our Roots

Australia, we did it. The first country to formally recognise psychedelics as medicines. Which of course, is what they were and always have been. The decision to criminalise the use of psychedelics is only a recent memory.

08 Feb

How Psilocybin Saved My Life

I am a Mental Health and Addictions counselor currently finishing my Master’s Degree. I also have a degree in Microbiology from Paris France. In 2017, I suffered a severe depression after the deaths of my mother, my grandmother, a relationship breakdown and the euthanasia of my beloved dog...

03 Feb


Wow, today I received the news that, from July 1st 2023, the TGA have authorised the therapeutic access to Psilocybin and MDMA for those living with treatment-resistant Depression and PTSD. A huge amount of emotion is running through me.

04 Jan

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Juleane’s Experiences with 5-MEO-DMT

In this blog series, we are sharing some of the healing stories from our recent book: Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia. In this blog, we share the story of Juleane and her experiences with 5-MEO-DMT.

07 Dec

Three Weeks Down Under: My Mind Medicine Australia Psychedelic Lecture Tour

I have just come back from a 3-week lecture tour of South-Eastern Australia supporting the cause of the charity Mind Medicine Australia (MMA).

30 Nov

Professor David Nutt’s Lecture Tour – November 2022

Mind Medicine Australia was delighted that Professor David Nutt, Head of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, could come to Australia for 3 weeks in November 2022.

23 Nov

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Zinevara’s Story with Changa and MDMA

In this blog series, we are sharing some of the healing stories from our recent book: Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia. In this blog, we share the story of Zinevara and her experiences with Changa and MDMA.

16 Nov

Dr David Gaskell CHE writes a letter in response to Vanessa

Dr David Gaskell CHE responds heartily to Vanessa's Letter and shares his experience as a doctor.

15 Nov

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: John’s Experience with MDMA, Psilocybin and Ayahuasca

In this blog, we share the story of Maree and her experiences with psilocybin and LSD.

09 Nov

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Maree’s Story with Psilocybin and LSD

In this blog, we share the story of Maree and her experiences with psilocybin and LSD.

05 Oct

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Kerry’s Healing with DMT

I gave up all my physical addictions and released my negative and destructive behaviours. I started yoga and Vipassana meditation, which developed my feelings of connection to source. I started to eat nutritious, whole foods and my health has drastically improved.

28 Sep

Psychedelic Healing Stories from Australia: Charlotte’s Experience with Psilocybin

During the summer of 2019, I once again found myself searching for answers. I was visiting Joshua Tree in the United States on a road trip I had planned with friends to see a band tour concert.

14 Sep

Granny’s Trips by Kerry Soorley: How Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies saved my life

“Trauma by omission” as Gabor Mate calls it, was my childhood. I grew up feeling abandoned, rejected and with so much self-loathing and shame from the earliest of times and my memories have always been that I have been on a self-destructive personal path.

20 Jun

A message from Dr Simon Longstaff AO

Few measures better reveal the character of society than its approach to those who suffer.

20 May

What legacy would you like to leave? Speech by Mark Turner MLA to the NT Parliament on Weds 18 May 2022

Today, I would like to ask the people in this room a simple question: What legacy would you like to leave when your time in parliament ends? I ask this question because, as parliamentarians, one of our key priorities is the health and well-being of the people in our electorate.

16 Feb

If the Medicine Works Shouldn’t We All Have Access to it? A Recent Poll of Australians Says Yes We Should By Scott Leckie and Tania de Jong AM

The painful COVID-era will fade but it will never be forgotten. This unanticipated period will be remembered for many things - death, suffering, economic and social disruptions and words like lockdown, iso, quarantine, social distancing, Zoom, omicron…

13 Jan

Social Media Attacks and Ethical Issues in the Psychedelic Sector – Why can’t we all get on together for the greater good? By Peter Hunt AM

Tania and I started Mind Medicine Australia three years ago because we wanted to help people who are suffering from mental illness, particularly treatment resistant mental illness.

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