Who We Are

The NMHCCF has 28 members of which 14 are mental health consumers and 14 are mental health carers. These members comprise:

  • one consumer and one carer representative nominated by each state and territory; and
  • consumer and carer representatives from each of the following national projects/organisations:
    • blueVoices, the consumer and carer reference group for Beyond Blue
    • Carers Australia
    • Consumers Health Forum of Australia
    • Grow Australia
    • Mental Health Carers Australia
    • Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia)
    • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Mental Health Consumer and Carer Group (Australia)
  • as well as lived experience from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

 The NMHCCF representatives are:

ACT Consumer Matthew Martin
ACT Carer Ros Williams
NSW Consumer Daya Henkel
NSW Carer Eileen McDonald (Carer Co-Chair)
NT Consumer Elizabeth Brown
NT Carer Aaron Morris
QLD Consumer Tanya Kretschmann 
QLD Carer  Sarah Roxburgh
SA Consumer Lyn English (Deputy Consumer Co-Chair)
SA Carer Vacant
TAS Consumer Jan West
TAS Carer Elida Meadows (Deputy Carer Co-Chair)
VIC Consumer Keir Saltmarsh
VIC Carer Katrina Clarke (Ordinary Exec Member)
WA Consumer Lorraine Powell (Consumer Co-Chair)
WA Carer Hayley Solich
blueVoices Consumer Vacant
blueVoices Carer Vacant
Carers Australia Peter Heggie
Consumers Health Forum of Australia Heather Nowak (Ordinary Exec Member)
Grow Australia Vacant
Mental Health Carers Australia Kerry Hawkins
Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network Australia Consumer Norm Wotherspoon
Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network Australia Carer Judy Bentley
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Consumer Vacant
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carer Vacant
CALD Consumer Naseema Mustapha
CALD Carer Iren Hunyadi

If you would like to contact any of the above members, please contact the NMHCCF Executive Officer on 02 6285 3100, or email [email protected]