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.
- Police intoxicated and disorderly conduct: Review of section 9 of the Summary Offences Act 1988
- Causes of death of children with a child protection history 2002-2011 Special Report to Parliament
What is happening at the Ombo’s18 Sep 2014
The NSW Ombudsman’s review of the operation of the offence of continuing to be intoxicated and disorderly in public was tabled in Parliament today by the Attorney General. The review looked at the use of on-the-spot fines and charges for intoxicated and disorderly conduct that continued despite the person having been given an opportunity to comply with a formal move on direction from police.