The Equally Well Implementation Committee

Following the advice of stakeholders, the National Mental Health Commission has established the Equally Well Implementation Committee (EWIC)  to implement and govern Equally Well in Australia. Membership encompasses private, public and community representation including lived experience. The inaugural meeting of EWIC will be held on 2 August 2017. We will update this website with relevant activities of the EWIC as they become available.

Equally Well Implementation Committee (EWIC)

Ms Elida Meadows (Co-Chair)National Mental Health Consumer & Carers Forum
Dr Russell Roberts (Co-Chair)Charles Sturt University
Ms Alexis MohayAustralian Government, Department of Health
Mr Arthur PapakotsiasNeami National
Ms Carol TurnbullAustralian Private Hospitals Association
Dr Cate HowellRoyal Australasian College of General Practitioners
Dr Grant SaraMental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee
Mrs Janine MohamedCongress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives
Dr John AllanMental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Branch, Clinical Excellence Division, Department of Health
Mr Josh FearMental Health Australia
Adj Assoc Prof Kim RyanAustralian College of Mental Health Nurses
Ms Libby DunstanBrisbane North PHN
Dr Malcolm HopwoodRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychatrists
Dr Murray WrightChair, Safety and Quality Partnership Standing Committee
Dr Peggy BrownNational Mental Health Commission
Mr Richard WestonAboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation

Mental Health Australia

Mental Health Australia is the peak, national body promoting mental health and representing the interests of organisations working in the mental health sector. The National Mental Health Commission in partnership with Mental Health Australia will support their members to develop activities to support Equally Well.

Mental Health Australia will conduct a series of stakeholder engagement activities to support the implementation of good practice in mental health service provision.