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Access to the IAR-DST is restricted to users from within Australia. You are seeing this page as it appears you are accessing the tool from a country other than Australia.

The IAR-DST is designed for use by Australian health professionals when a person presents seeking mental health support in Australian primary care and community-based mental health settings. The IAR is intended to assist Australian health professionals to decide the highest level of care a patient will need across five levels of care in an Australian stepped care model.

If you would like more information about the IAR-DST, you can contact the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care by emailing

If you believe your access has been restricted incorrectly you may raise a support issue by emailing Please include the following information.

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