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 RANR 13 May 2017 31 December 2019
Deputy Chair Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith VC, MG 13 May 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Kate Pope PSM 21 January 2019 Determined by the appointer
Member Air Vice-Marshal Dr. Tracy Smart AO 6 April 2017 31 December 2019
Member Mr. Donald Spinks AM 1 July 2019 31 December 2019
Member Dr. Jenny Firman 2 April 2019 31 December 2019
Member Mr. Geoffrey Evans 6 April 2017 31 December 2019
Member Mr. Ryan Stokes 13 May 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Jocelyn (Joss) Parsons 13 May 2017 31 December 2019
Member Dr. Sheralyn Rose 13 May 2017 31 December 2019
Member Mr. Michael von Berg MC OAM 6 April 2017 31 December 2019
Member Mrs. Joy Jenkins 6 April 2017 31 December 2019
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