National mental health information priorities 2nd edition

Appendix C: Membership of National Mental Health Information Strategy Committee

Page last updated: June 2005

Current at February 2005

Chair
State and territory members
New Zealand
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Carer and consumer representatives
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision
Strategic Planning Group for Private Psychiatric Services
Australian Government
Australian Health Information Council
National Health Performance Committee
Secretariat
Observers

Chair

Dr Aaron Groves
Director, Division of Mental Health
Department of Health, Western Australia

State and territory members

Queensland

Ms Ruth Catchpoole
Manager, Systems and Outcomes,
Mental Health Unit
Queensland Health
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Victoria

Ms Lorna Payne
Manager, Service Monitoring & Review
Mental Health Branch
Department of Human Services

Northern Territory

Mr Terry Barker
Mental Health Services
Department of Health and Community Services

New South Wales

Mr Eugene McGarrell
Deputy Director, Information, Performance and Resource Management
Centre for Mental Health
NSW Health Department

Western Australia

Ms Danuta Pawelek
Director, Systems Development
Division of Mental Health
Department of Health, WA

Tasmania

Mr Raymond Kemp
Mental Health Services Tasmania
Department of Health and Human Services

South Australia

Ms Chris Dayman
Manager, Policy and Information Knowledge Management
Department of Health

Australian Capital Territory

Mr Mark Brown
Manager Outcomes
Mental Health ACT
ACT Health
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New Zealand

Ms Phillipa Gaines
Manager, Mental Health System Development
Mental Health Directorate
Ministry of Health

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Ms Jenny Hargreaves
Head, Hospitals and Mental Health Unit

Carer and consumer representatives

Carer representative

Ms Judy Hardy
Mental Health Council of Australia

Consumer representative

Ms Helen Connor
Mental Health Council of Australia

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Ms Sally Goodspeed
Director Health Section

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

Ms Julie Toth
Secretariat SCRGSP
Productivity Commission

Strategic Planning Group for Private Psychiatric Services

Ms Moira Munro
Chief Executive Officer
Perth Clinic

Australian Government

Ms Suzy Saw
A/g Director, Quality and Effectiveness Section
Health Priorities and Suicide Prevention Branch
Department of Health and Ageing
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Australian Health Information Council

Professor Helen Christensen
Centre for Mental Health Research

National Health Performance Committee

Dr Indra Gajanayake
Assistant Director, Prevention and Performance Information Section, Health Information Policy Branch
Department of Health and Ageing

Secretariat

Ms Janet Meuronen
Quality and Effectiveness Section, Health Priorities and Suicide Prevention Branch,
Department of Health and Ageing

Observers

Mr Bill Buckingham
Buckingham & Associates Pty Ltd
Australian Government Consultant

Ms Gail Weaving
Hospitals and Mental Health Unit
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Mr Allen Morris-Yates
State Liaison Manager
Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network