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Inquiry into the Office of the Protective Commissioner and the Office of the Public Guardian

The Public Bodies Review Committee is to inquire into the Office of the Protective Commissioner and the Office of the Public Guardian. The terms of reference of the inquiry are as follows: How the Office of the Protective Commissioner and the Office of the Public Guardian manage the financial affairs and lifestyle decisions of persons under their care; How the Office of the Protective Commissioner and the Office of the Public Guardian consult with, and otherwise take into account, the interests of persons under their control and their relatives; How the Office of the Protective Commissioner and the Office of the Public Guardian ensure accountability and transparency in their operations to their client base; The effectiveness of complaint mechanisms currently in place with the Office of the Protective Commissioner and the Office of the Public Guardian; How effectively both Offices currently function as separate administrative entities with the same senior management; Responses by the Office of the Protective Commissioner and the Office of the Public Guardian to the recommendations of the Auditor General’s Performance Audit Report No. 66; Any other related issues. Individuals and organisations are invited to make a submission (in writing, typed or on disk) to assist the inquiry process. Submissions should be addressed to: The Committee Manager Public Bodies Review Committee Parliament House Macquarie Street SYDNEY NSW 2000


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