Treasure Jennings is Victoria’s Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, appointed in 2020 for a five-year term. Her office is known as the MHCC.

The MHCC is an independent statutory body that receives funding and administrative support from the Victorian Department of Health. Staff report to the Commissioner, and act as delegates of the Commissioner in performing statutory functions under the Mental Health Act 2014.

MHCC staff have a wide range of skills and experiences, including lived experience and in mental health service delivery and programs, policy, law, social work, nursing and dispute resolution.

Careers at the MHCC

The MHCC is an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity in all its forms and is committed to flexibility, wellbeing and equity for all our employees.

We generally advertise opportunities to join our staff or Advisory Council in our social media as well as on:

We encourage applications from people with lived experience and who have the knowledge, skills and passion to support us in achieving our goals.

Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is the primary way the MHCC draws upon the insights of diverse people with lived experience of mental health issues. It is composed of people of various ages, cultural and linguistic backgrounds and gender and sexual identities who have lived experience as consumers, family members, support people or carers, or who work in mental health services.

Advisory Council members draw on their unique personal and professional expertise to:

  • advise and guide us on our approaches to our work
  • facilitate input from consumers, families, carers and service providers
  • be involved in specific practice improvement and strategic projects
  • participate in our recruitment processes.

Reviewed 15 April 2021

Mental Health Complaints Commissioner (MHCC)

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