October 14, 2016
The Chief Ombudsman is initiating an investigation into the use of seclusion rooms in schools, following allegations that locked seclusion rooms have been used in two primary schools to restrain children with autism.
October 12, 2016
New opinion published today about information sought in relation to a request for a Commission of Inquiry into the convictions of Peter Ellis
October 8, 2016
Event: Blind Citizens’ Annual Conference
Presenter: Chief Ombudsman Judge Peter Boshier
Date: 8 October 2016
October 7, 2016
We have today published a media release on the reports by the Department of Corrections into organised fighting and access to contraband at Mt Eden Corrections Facility.
September 13, 2016
New opinion published today about the need to withhold some information relating to the business case for building Wiri Prison in order to protect negotiations.
September 6, 2016
New case note published today about the need to withhold the Callinan report on David Bain's compensation claim in order to maintain legal professional privilege.
August 30, 2016
New case note published today on a complaint about requests made to the Associate Minister of Immigration that were considered and refused by Departmental Decision Makers who did not record reasons for their decision. Read full story.
August 26, 2016
August 2, 2016
The Article 24: The Right to an Inclusive Education Interim Implementation Report has been published by the Independent Monitoring Mechanism of the Disability Convention.
August 1, 2016
The Winter edition of the Ombudsman Quarterly Review is now available.
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