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Mental Health Review Tribunal

Phone: 02 9816 5955; 1800 815 511

Fax: 02 9817 4543

Location: Building 40, Gladesville Hospital, Digby Rd, Gladesville NSW 2111

Mail: PO Box 2019, Boronia Park NSW 2111

Email:

Web: www.mhrt.nsw.gov.au

Description: A specialist quasi-judicial body established under the Mental Health Act 2007. It has a wide range of powers that enable it to make and review orders, and to hear some appeals, about the treatment and care of people with a mental illness. Most Tribunal panels consist of three members: a lawyer who chairs the hearing, a psychiatrist, and another suitably qualified member. Mental health inquires and some appeals can be conducted by an experienced single legal Tribunal member. The Tribunal has a wide jurisdiction, and conducts both civil and forensic hearings. Hearings are conducted in hospitals and community health centres.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Fees: None

Disability Access: Yes (location varies)

Area Served: NSW

Languages (other than English): Interpreters can be arranged

Keywords: Mental Illness; Appeals and Tribunals; Human Rights; Mental Health Services; Crisis Intervention Services; Psychiatric Hospitals; Consumer Protection; Guardianship; Psychology and Psychiatry; People with a Disability

Alternative Names: MHRT

Parent Organisation: NSW Government

© IDEAS [378] Last Full Review: 29Nov19

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