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Commission welcomes new Children’s Commissioner

Children's Rights
Anne Hollonds
Content type: Media Release

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the appointment of Ms Anne Hollonds to the role of the National Children’s Commissioner. 

“I am delighted by the appointment of Ms Hollonds to the Australian Human Rights Commission,” said Commission President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM.

“On behalf of the Commissioners and staff I warmly welcome Ms Hollonds. She is one of Australia’s leading voices on child wellbeing and has more than 20 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in research, policy and service delivery, including as CEO of Relationships Australia NSW and the Benevolent Society.”

Ms Hollonds, who will commence the position on 2 November 2020, is currently serving as Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies. 


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