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The Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety, Shane Rattenbury MLA, invites expressions of interest from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment as the ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner in approximately March 2018.
Expressions of interest are sought from all areas of the legal community, including the private, government and community sectors. Women, people with disabilities and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The Victims of Crime Commissioner is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day functioning of Victim Support ACT and seeking to provide efficient and effective services for victims of crime in the ACT. The Commissioner’s functions are set out in section 11 of the Victims of Crime Act 1994.
The Victims of Crime Commissioner is appointed by the ACT Executive. The position will be appointed for an initial term, up to 5 years.
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This is a new position, which will be appointed by the ACT Executive, contingent on the passage of legislation. The position is expected to commence from December 2017.
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