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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

    PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    13

  • 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 Ms. Lucinda Brogden AM 1 August 2021 31 July 2022
Member Dr. Mark Wenitong 21 March 2022 31 July 2023
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Ms. Christine Morgan 4 March 2019 3 March 2024
Member Ms. Kerry Hawkins 1 May 2022 31 July 2024
Member Rabbi Mendel Kastel OAM 1 August 2021 31 July 2022
Member Ms. Christina McGuffie 1 August 2021 31 July 2022
Member Prof. Ngiare Brown 1 August 2021 31 July 2022
Member Ms. Pheobe Ho 21 March 2022 31 July 2023
Member Ms. Heather D'Antoine 21 March 2022 31 July 2023
Member Mr. Alan Woodward 1 August 2019 31 July 2022
Member Dr. Marshall Watson 1 August 2021 31 July 2022
Member Professor Mathew Coleman 1 August 2021 31 July 2022
Member Ms. Christine Jones 21 March 2022 31 July 2023
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