The NSW Ombudsman is an independent and impartial watchdog. Our job is to make sure that agencies we watch over fulfill their functions properly and improve their delivery of services to the public. The current Ombudsman is Bruce Barbour.
- NSW Ombudsman Annual Report site
- NSW Child Death Review Team Annual Report 2012
- Consorting Issues Paper - Review of the use of the consorting provisions by the NSW Police Force
What is happening at the Ombo’s04 Nov 2013
NSW Ombudsman Bruce Barbour released an issues paper today as part of his review of new consorting provisions in Division 7, Part 3A of the Crimes Act 1900. These provisions commenced on 9 April 2012. It is now an offence punishable by up to 3 years imprisonment and/or a $16 500 fine to habitually consort with convicted offenders. Our office was tasked with reviewing how the relevant provisions were operating.Read more news