National Mental Health Commission (Board)

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.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) and Public Service Act 1999 (section 65)

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    12

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 29, 126 Phillip Street
    Sydney NSW 2000
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Ngiare Brown 1 August 2022 31 July 2027
Member VACANT
Member Ms. Kerry Hawkins 1 May 2022 31 July 2024
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
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