ASSA Fellow Professor Allan Fels AO wins Australian Mental Health Prize

The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Allan Fels AO, who has been awarded the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize.

The Australian Mental Health Prize recognises the major contributions made by professionals and members of the community in mental health care and advocacy. Professor Fels, Chairman of the National Mental Health Commission, was  jointly awarded the prize with Janet Meagher, a champion for the rights of people with mental health issues.

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt presented the two outstanding winners with their awards at an event at UNSW Sydney on Monday evening.

 

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