About the ACT Disability & Community Services Commissioner
The ACT Disability & Community Services Commissioner is one of three Commissioners within the ACT Human Rights Commission.
The current Commissioner is Mary Durkin.
The mandate of the Commissioner is to consider complaints about the provision of services for people with disability and / or for their carers.
The Commissioner's role is also to promote:
- Improvements in the provision of services for people with disability and their carers
- The rights of users of services for people with disability and their carers
- An awareness of the rights and responsibilities of users and providers of disability services.
For information on making a complaint, please visit our How to make a complaint section.
You will also need to complete a complaint form, found below, or in the How to make a complaint section.
As well as the Disbility & Community Services Commissioner, there are two other Commissioners within the Commission:
- Alasdair Roy: Children & Young People Commissioner
- Helen Watchirs: Human Rights & Discrimination Commissioner
The Commission operates from a model of collegiality, and does not have an administrative head. All three Commissioners have equal seniority and decision making authority within the Commission.
Last updated 09 Mar 2013