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Acting arrangements at the Disability Services Commissioner

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26th June 2018

In light of Commissioner Harkin’s retirement as of 6 July 2018 due to health and family issues, Dr Lynne Coulson Barr, Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, will act in the role of Disability Services Commissioner until 5 August 2018.

Dr Coulson Barr has been acting in the role in recent months due to Commissioner Harkin AM being on extended leave. Lynne brings extensive knowledge to the role, including her previous experience as Deputy Commissioner for our office.

Lynne will be ably supported by the newly appointed Deputy Commissioner, Anthony Kolmus.

Anthony, who was previously the Capacity Development Manager here and who has over 30 years’ experience in the disability sector, has been appointed to the role following the departure of Miranda Bruyniks to the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.

Level 20, 570 Bourke Street,

Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 Australia

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