Appeals to the MHRB
Appeals are initiated by, or on behalf of, patients / consumers. Pursuant to s29, patients / consumers may lodge appeals with the Board at any time against their continued treatment as involuntary or security patient, and the Board is required to commence the hearing of an appeal without delay. A friend, relative or community visitor may lodge an appeal with the Board on behalf of a patient / consumer.
How do I lodge an appeal to MHRB ?
An Appeal Form must be completed and lodged to MHRB. The completed form may be posted to MHRB, Level 30, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne, 3000, or faxed to MHRB on 03 8601 5299.
Alternatively an appeal may be lodged using the on-line Appeal.