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Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson goes public with demand that his own government 'stop sending our kids away' and build specialist kids' mental health unit

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
September 10 2021 - 7:30pm
TIME FOR ACTION: Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson said a dramatic increase in mental health presentations by children driven by the COVID-19 crisis makes the need for new children's acute services "urgent". Photo: Peter Hardin

Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson has written to his own government demanding it fund a six-bed child and adolescent mental health unit within the new Banksia.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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