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Building a safe, prosperous and respected nation


About the Inquiry

The Government announced the details of the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addictions on 23 January 2018.

The Inquiry is chaired by former Health and Disability Commissioner, Professor Ron Paterson. The Chair and members will determine how to conduct the Inquiry within the Terms of Reference set by the Government.

The Inquiry will report back to Government by the end of October 2018.

Contact the Inquiry