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Ms Jennifer Muir

Principal Adviser, Engagement and Communication

Ms Jennifer Muir

Ms Jennifer Muir is Principal Adviser, Engagement and Communication at the Commission, joining in July 2020. Prior to this she was Chief Counsel at Primary Communication (2007-2020) leading national strategic communication, advocacy and engagement programs. Her portfolio expertise was in complex social issues impacting women and children’s safety and rights, mental health and wellbeing, press freedom, education and learning.

She is currently a Council member with the ASEAN Public Relations Network for the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, and was the National President and Board member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia from 2016-2018. Jennifer has provided strategic communication and engagement advice to INGOs working in conflict zones globally, and began her career as a news producer in Australia and across AsiaPac. Jennifer is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Commission acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands throughout Australia.
We pay our respects to their clans, and to the elders, past present and emerging, and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, sea and community.


The Commission is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. The Commission welcomes all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lived Experience

We acknowledge the individual and collective contributions of those with a lived and living experience of mental ill-health and suicide, and those who love, have loved and care for them. Each person’s journey is unique and a valued contribution to Australia’s commitment to mental health suicide prevention systems reform.