National Mental Health Commission

Health and Aged Care
The National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) contributes to delivering the Australian Government's commitment to the delivery of efficient and effective mental health services and research. The NMHC, through cross-sectoral leadership and collaboration, provides independent, system-wide advice and reports to improve accountability, transparency, and outcomes for people with mental health problems, as well as their families and other supporters.

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Public Service Act 1999

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Executive Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
A/g Chief Executive Officer Mr. Paul McCormack 16 November 2023 17 August 2024

Government appointed boards

Other boards and structures

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