ACIC major promotions, Health appoints five assistant secretaries
The latest appointments to senior executives in the public sector across the country.
Senior management service
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) made two major promotions, with Matthew Rippon now in the role of Deputy Director General of Intelligence and Anne Brun in the role of Assistant Support Director.
Sumone chakravarti joined the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIS) as Director General of Strategy and Priorities.
The Australian National Audit Office promoted Bola Oyetunji to the general manager of the group.
In the Department of the Attorney General, Alexandra mathews and Anne Sheehan were promoted to managerial positions.
The health department promoted Ingrid Leonard, Felicity Jones, James Benson, Jessica Evans and Sheryl Hurdles To roles of assistant secretary.
Desmond Lee joined The National Disability Insurance Agency as Director of the State of Queensland.
Christophe De Luis, of the Ministry of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, became the Australian Space Agency senior executive of opportunities.
Of them Department of Defense Staff, Jane wood and Josephine Perrott, took senior management roles.
The Ministry of Education, Skills and Employment promoted Susan kluth the analysis of the data of the assistant secretary and Emma Hill to the assistant secretary.
Stuart fisher became director of a risk consulting agency at the National invalidity insurance agency and Richard Quincey received a promotion at Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to the Director General of Reef Protection.
New Victorian Commissioner for LGBTIQ + Communities
Todd Fernando will become the second person to fulfill the role of Victorian Commissioner for LGBTIQ + Communities.
“I am honored to work with a government that believes equality is non-negotiable,” Fernado said in a statement.
“It’s time to build on the existing achievements connecting more closely with LGBTIQ + people, communities and organizations, while recognize the many parts that make up who we are.
A descendant of the Kalarie people of the Wiradjuri nation who identify as queer, Fernando has experience as a diversity and inclusion consultant working with First Nations and LGBTIQ + communities.
In 2018, along with other members of the Rainbow Indigenous community, Fernando co-founded Koorie Pride Victoria, an advocacy organization that advocates for social inclusion and the advancement of Victoria’s Indigenous LGBTIQ + community.
Fernando had been acting as Commissioner for LGBTIQ + Communities since June following Ro Allenthe appointment of Victorian Commissioner for Equal Opportunities and Human Rights.
Commercial lawyer joins WA court
Nova oldfield became an ordinary member of the State Administrative Court of Western Australia (SAT).
Oldfield has been a director and senior lawyer since 2017 at his firm Oldfield Legal, specializing in corporate, commercial and business law and strategy. Previously, she was a lawyer at the Public Trustee of Western Australia for five years.
It brings the number of full-time non-judicial members of the tribunal to 21.
WA Attorney General John Quigle said the appointment increases the tribunal’s ability to oversee issues ranging from major trade disputes to protecting the rights of vulnerable members of the community.
New faces to guide training decisions in NSW
The NSW government has appointed seven new members to its TAFE advisory board which recommodifications to Minister of Skills and Higher Education Geexcluding Lee’s services, priorities and operations.
The new board members are Alison Mirams, Katrina Troughton, Isaiah Dawe, Adam Liaw, John Borghetti AO and Dr Geoff Newcombe AM.
Former CEO of the Western Sydney Local Health District Danny o’connor also became the new chairman of the board.
Lee said the board members come from a variety of backgrounds.
“TAFE NSW is continually evolving to meet the needs of industry and students. A board with extensive experience and expertise is therefore essential to guide the organization, ”he said.
Victorian magistrates appointed
Five new magistrates have been appointed to Victoria.
Cecily hollingworth has practiced as a criminal lawyer in Victoria for over 18 years, including 12 years as a lawyer for both the prosecution and defense of jury trials. She has appeared in state and Commonwealth affairs, as well as coronary artery inquests and Worksafe hearings. She was previously the Senior Crown Attorney to the Director of Public Prosecutions in the Northern Territory.
Laurent Rohan appeared in jury trials as an attorney since 2008 under Victorian and Commonwealth criminal law, and in public and private hearings conducted by the IBAC and other integrity bodies. Previously he worked as a lawyer and as a volunteer lawyer.
Cynthia Lync, a predominantly criminal lawyer for the past 11 years, has appeared in cases before magistrates, juvenile courts, county courts and supreme courts, as well as in specialized jurisdictions including the drug court and the Koori court. She has also helped train junior lawyers through a Victoria legal aid program and as a mentor.
Jason ong has worked for the Office of Public Prosecutions for the past 18 years, preparing complex criminal law cases before magistrates, juvenile courts, coroners, counties and supreme courts and acting as OPP coordinator for the Royal Commission on Police Informant Management. He was admitted as a lawyer in 2000.
Matthieu Blanc is a specialist in criminal law and has been running a law firm for 17 years. Prior to that he was a partner in another firm and worked as a lawyer for the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, the Australian Government Solicitor and Victoria Legal Aid.