When writing for the media, Mr John Feneley may be referred to as the NSW Mental Health Commissioner, and the Commissioner on subsequent references. In formal circumstances he may be referred to as the Mental Health Commissioner of NSW.
We can also arrange for expert comment by people living with mental illness. Please call our Media Contact below for more information.
The Commission is an independent statutory authority established with the purpose of monitoring, reviewing and improving the mental health system and the mental health and well-being of the people of New South Wales.
In all its work the Commission aims to reflect the experience of people who live with mental illness, their families and carers.
In 2013-14 the Commission is undertaking the development of a draft Strategic Plan for Mental Health in NSW, to be presented to government in March 2014.