"Even the most disadvantaged Australians should be able to lead a 'contributing life,' whatever that means for them and this simple goal will be our touchstone and yardstick."

Chair Prof Allan Fels AO
National Mental Health Commission

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Professor Allan Fels

Chair of the National Mental Health Commission


Ms Jackie Crowe

Mental Health Commissioner


Professor Pat Dudgeon

Mental Health Commissioner


Mr Robert Knowles AO

Mental Health Commissioner

Prof Ian Hickie AM

Mental Health Commissioner

Mr David Butt

Mental Health Commissioner

The Hon Dr Kay Patterson

Mental Health Commissioner

Mrs Lucinda Brogden

Mental Health Commissioner

Ms Nicole Gibson

Mental Health Commissioner

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