The Victorian Government is establishing a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission.
The new Commission will hold government to account for the performance, quality and safety of Victoria’s mental health and wellbeing system.
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission is an independent statutory authority. It will have substantial powers to obtain and share data, begin inquiries and investigate complaints.
The new Commission will drive cultural change across the system and support people with lived experience to lead and partner in reform. It will also have a key role in leading actions to reduce stigma related to mental health.
The Commission will be established with full powers and responsibilities when the new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act commences in 2023. At this time, the current powers of the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner will fold into the new Commission.
VMIAC believes in Lived Experience Consumers present at all levels of the Mental Health System.
We strongly encourage all of our amazing to apply for all open roles within this new commission, including the top job its self, the new Commissioner.
For those looking to find out more.
A full position description can be found below