Veterans' Affairs (part of the Defence Portfolio)
The role of the PMAC on Veterans' Mental Health is to advise the Prime Minister, the Minister for Veterans' Affairs and the Government on high level strategic and complex matters relating to the mental health of veterans and their families, particularly those relating to former serving personnel with service after 1975.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    12

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    13 March 2014

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Vice Admiral Russ Crane AO CSM RAN (Retd) 30 June 2020 30 June 2021
Member Rear Admiral Sarah Sharkey AM CSC 14 August 2020 30 June 2021
Member Mr. Donald Spinks AM 30 June 2020 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Jenny Firman 30 June 2020 30 June 2021
Member Dr. Madeline Romaniuk 8 October 2020 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Nicole Sadler AM CSC 8 October 2020 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Jocelyn (Joss) Parsons 30 June 2020 30 June 2021
Member Dr. Sheralyn Rose 30 June 2020 30 June 2021
Member Associate Professor Dr. Brad Murphy 8 October 2020 30 June 2021
Member Mrs. Joy Jenkins 30 June 2020 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Gwen Cherne 8 October 2020 30 June 2021
Member Lieutenant-General Mark Evans AO DSC (Ret’d) 8 October 2020 30 June 2021
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