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?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 January 2012

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Other VACANT    
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Dr. Peggy Brown 1 October 2016 30 September 2021
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