The Australian Mental Health Party is proud to share with you the new members of our National Executive and Advisory groups. We are pleased to say that all nominations were unanimously supported at our first National Conference last night in Perth. The diversity of our group reflects our philosophy of inclusion, that all people in society need to identify with mental health and well-being for us to make a meaningful and lasting difference to these issues.

National Executive (2017-2019)

Leader: Dr Ben Mullings
Deputy Leader: Paul McNeela
National Secretary: Elle Walker
Treasurer: Rose Zaffino
Registered Officer: Heather Galbraith
General Members: Chloe Lupton, Maya Manning, Frank Seman

WA Advisory

Chair: David Crabbe
General Members: Andrew McGarry, Linda Harrup, Callum Thomas, Samantha Dhu, Sara Walker

VIC Advisory

Chair: Karen McComiskey
General Members: Katharine Heading, Duncan Large, Andrea Papadopoulos, Kim Nelson

There are still some positions available on the WA Advisory and VIC Advisory, so if you would like to get involved please get in touch. Likewise if you are a member of the party and would like to establish an Advisory group for the party in your region (i.e., states/territories) please contact us. In both cases you can reach our new National Secretary Elle Walker via


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