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Deputy Ombudsman & Community and Disability Services Commissioner

Steve Kinmond

Steve has been the Deputy Ombudsman and the Community and Disability Services Commissioner since 2004 and prior to this, was the Assistant Ombudsman (Police) for eight years. Steve has close to 30 years of investigative experience, with extensive involvement in community services during that time. Steve has particular expertise in investigating and reviewing critical service delivery and justice issues affecting Aboriginal communities. In his role as Community and Disability Services Commissioner, he has worked with the Grandmothers Against Removals (GMARS) in the development their Guiding Principles, and brings his vast experience and commitment to Aboriginal communities to the Reference Group.