Who We Are

Leanne Craze


mental health and social policy consultant based in Katoomba, NSW.

Leanne has contributed to: Developing a Regional Mental Health Peer Workforce Framework, for COORDINARE, the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network in 2021; Establishing a National framework for recovery oriented mental health services through the Safety Quality Partnerships Standing Committee 2014, for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing; recognising and responding to deterioration in mental states in acute health care settings, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 2013 Leanne also consults to the government of Taiwan.

In August 2022, Leanne assisted the Taiwanese government to establish the International Review Committee (“IRC”)  to monitor the implementation of the United Nations (“UN”) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (“CRPD”) in Taiwan. In June 2017, Leanne was awarded an Australian Medal (AM) for:  “significant service to the community as an advocate for the rights of people living with mental illness.”   Leanne has provided independent consultancy services in mental health and social policy since 1990.

Leanne holds a PhD (UNSW, Faculty Professional Studies), Graduate Diploma
Science (Climate Change and Resource Management (UWS) and Bachelor Social Work Hons (UNSW).