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Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Nine vital actions we must take following Royal Commission28 Jun 2017

The winding-up of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse provides an unprecedented... more
Western NSW Local Health District mental health services staff

The Commission visits Clarence Valley and Orange26 May 2017

Commission staff travelled to the Clarence Valley and Orange this month to get an update on local mental health issues and... more

Terms of reference released for NSW mental health review23 May 2017

Terms of reference and expert review panel named. Including NSW Deputy Mental Health Commissioner, Dr Robyn Shields. more

Commission calls for strengthening of independent powers in lead-up to seclusion review19 May 2017

The NSW Mental Health Commission should be granted complete access to mental health system data so that it can increase the... more
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Managing mental health issues in the workplace9 May 2017

The Living well @ work community event was hosted in 2016 by the Mental Health Commission of NSW as part of ongoing efforts... more
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Upcoming community visits to Orange and Grafton2 May 2017

Commission staff will travel to Grafton and Orange this month as part of ongoing efforts to engage with and influence mental... more
Lifeline volunteer Monique Shipp at Easter Show, Check-Up from the Neck-Up

Check-Up from the Neck-Up visits Chatswood and the Easter Show21 Apr 2017

Following its successful inaugural event in Martin Place last year, the Commission has hosted two more Check-Up from the... more

Helping high schools navigate mental health issues19 Apr 2017

Young people in NSW with complex mental health issues are set to be better supported thanks to a training program being... more
John Feneley

Message from the Commissioner31 Mar 2017

My five year term as Commissioner will expire on 31 July 2017 and I have decided not to seek an additional term. I am... more
'Putting the Consumer First: Creating a Person-Centred Health Justice Partnership’ event

Improving services for people experiencing both health and legal issues31 Mar 2017

The NSW Mental Health Commission and Legal Aid NSW joined forces this week to host a workshop for professionals on how to... more