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Top 100 Women of Influence for 2015

Top 100 Women of Influence for 2015

Commissioner Brogden announced as one of The Australian Financial Review and Westpac Women of Influence for 2015

Commissioner Lucy Brogden has been announced as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2015. Ms Brogden has been recognised in the public policy category for her continued contribution to the work of the National Mental Health Commission.

The 100 Women of Influence Awards seek to recognise and highlight the profound ways influential women are driving change to create a more diverse future in Australia.

The Commission congratulates Ms Brogden on this achievement.  “Lucy’s tireless contribution and passion to helping others and building stronger communities is at the core of the Commission’s work.  Her outstanding leadership and support, in particular, on the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, which encourages workplaces to become mentally healthy, is commendable” said CEO David Butt.

Ms Brogden said she was extremely grateful to be recognised as a woman of influence in 2015. “It’s an honour and privilege working with the Commission to enable people with lived experience of mental health issues, their families and supporters to live a contributing life.”

The Category winners and overall winner will be announced – Thursday, 15 October 2015 at a gala event held in Sydney’s Town Hall. 

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Commission acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands throughout Australia.
We pay our respects to their clans, and to the elders, past present and emerging, and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, sea and community.


The Commission is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. The Commission welcomes all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lived Experience

We acknowledge the individual and collective contributions of those with a lived and living experience of mental ill-health and suicide, and those who love, have loved and care for them. Each person’s journey is unique and a valued contribution to Australia’s commitment to mental health suicide prevention systems reform.