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 consorting law report on the operation of Part 3A, Division 7 of the Crimes Act 1900 - April 2016
- Fostering economic development for Aboriginal people in NSW - Special report to Parliament
- The NSW Ombudsman and the NDIS
- Ombudsman submission to review police oversight
What is happening at the Ombo’s20 Jun 2016
The Acting Ombudsman, Professor John McMillan, has reviewed the operation of the NSW consorting law over a three year period from its commencement in April 2012. The consorting law aims to prevent crime by disrupting or deterring associations that may lead to the building or continuation of criminal networks. It is a criminal offence for a person to continue to associate or communicate with at least two people who have previously been convicted of an indictable offence, after receiving an official police warning.Read more news