Bill Buckingham

Mr Buckingham has 35 years of experience in the mental health sector, including as the Chief Psychologist and State Planning Manager of Victoria’s mental health services. Since 1994 he has worked as a consultant to Australian and New Zealand governments on mental health reform. Mr Buckingham has been engaged by the Commonwealth Department of Health to draft of all National Mental Health Reports since the report’s inception in 1995, and played a key part in establishing the national mental health information agenda. His knowledge of mental health services and experience in national policy development will help ensure the CRE outputs are relevant to government.