Current Ombudsman

Current Ombudsman

Under an arrangement with the ACT Government, the Commonwealth Ombudsman is also the ACT Ombudsman.

Mr Michael Manthorpe PSM was appointed on 8 May 2017 as both  Commonwealth and ACT Ombudsman for a 5 year term. Coming to the role from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, where he led the Visa and Citizenship Services Group, he brings with him a wealth of experience from his many years in senior leadership roles across the public service.

More information regarding Mr Manthorpe can be found on the Commonwealth Ombudsman website.