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"Some agencies have indicated that without this advice, they will have to give staff notice of termination of employment in a matter of days.

"This ongoing uncertainty is causing a huge disruption to organisations and increasingly, deep anxiety amongst the people they serve."

The National Mental Health Commission has completed a major review of the mental health sector, which is currently with Ms Ley, but no date has been set for its release.

MindSpot is a free service for Australian adults with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression.

MindSpot director Professor Nick Titov said the uncertainty was concerning for both staff and patients.

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Registered nurse Angela Govan, based in Townsville, Queensland, was suffering from anxiety and depression when she went online to look for help.

She told the ABC having access to a therapist through MindSpot was a lifeline.

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Funding to be finalised soon: LeyMs Ley says the Government is finalising immediate funding arrangements as part of its commitment to give mental health organisations certainty as soon as possible.

"In my consultations with mental health organisations, I have been highly conscious of the need for certainty, and we're committed to working with the sector to continue delivering frontline services to those who need it," Ms Ley said.

She said the report would be released soon.

Mental Health Australia chief executive Frank Quinlan said the sector needed clarification on funding and hoped the Prime Minister and Health Minister acted quickly to resolve the issue.

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