Health
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

    9

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 January 2012

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Lucinda Brogden 1 February 2018 31 July 2020
Other Prof. Helen Milroy 1 August 2017 31 July 2020
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Ms. Maureen Lewis 23 September 2018 22 December 2018
Member Professor Harvey Whiteford 1 August 2017 31 July 2020
Member Prof. Maree Teesson Professor 1 September 2018 31 January 2021
Member Ms Ms. Kerry Hawkins 1 September 2018 31 January 2021
Member Mr. Rabbi Mendel Kastel 1 September 2018 31 July 2020
Member Ms. Christina McGuffie 1 September 2018 31 July 2020
Member Prof. Ngiare Brown 1 September 2018 31 July 2020
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