On January 6, 2020, Wellbeing SA formally became an independent Government Agency with three directorates:
- Mental Health and Wellbeing
- Prevention and Population Health
- Integrated Care Systems
South Australia’s three new, part-time Mental Health Commissioners, Professor Sharon Lawn, Heather Novak and David Kelly now form the SA Mental Health Commission. They started working in early 2020 and will report directly to the Minister.
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Directorate, Wellbeing SA will provide secretariat support for the SA Mental Health Commission and staff who previously worked for the Commission are now working in this directorate.
Ms Amelia Traino is Executive Director of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Directorate.
Image Caption (l-r): SA’s new Mental Health Commissioners David Kelly, Professor Sharon Lawn and Heather Nowak with Wellbeing SA Executive Director Amelia Traino.