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Janne McMahon

Consumer Advocate

Janne has worked within the mental health area as a consumer advocate since 1997. She founded the Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) in 2002 which is a recognised national Organisation. Janne has appeared before six parliamentary inquiries, is currently, and has been a member of a number of Australian Government Committees and Expert Reference Groups including that for Borderline Personality Disorder well as many other national mental health Reference Groups, Steering Committees, Working Parties and Boards. In 2008 Janne was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in recognition of her advocacy work.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.