Cover image for Ombudsman
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1979
End Date:
01 Mar 1997
The mission of the Office was to resolve individual complaints and address systemic issues deriving from administrative deficiencies and through independent investigations to improve and promote good conduct and fair decision-making in public administration.

The Ombudsman was appointed Health Complaints Commissioner under the Health Complaints Act 1995 from 1 March 1997, becoming the Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner from that date.
Information Sources:
Annual Report 2003-04 Appendix C
Legislation Administered:
Ombudsman Act 1978
Legislation Creating:
Ombudsman Act 1978 (No.82/1978)
Legislation Abolishing Agency:
administrative action
Previous Agencies:
Official Visitors Scheme (TA1806)01 Nov 200030 Jun 2009
Health Complaints Commission (TA1581)01 Jan 1997
Series Created By Agency:
AA582 Case Files of Complaints Made to the Legislative Council01 Jan 197331 Dec 1979

AA448 Case Files.01 Jan 197931 Dec 1985

AE976 Case Files from Review Team01 Jan 200304 Jul 2006