COMMISSIONER FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME
928. Hon MICHAEL MISCHIN to the Leader of the House
representing the Attorney General:
I refer to Western Australia's first Commissioner for
Victims of Crime, Ms Jennifer Hoffman.
(1) Who is the
current commissioner and when was that person appointed, by whom, by what
process, and on whose recommendation?
(2) When was
Ms Hoffman removed from that position, why, by whom, and on whose advice,
request or representations?
(3) Does Ms
Hoffman still have a position with the Western Australian government; and, if
so, what is that position and its responsibilities?
(4) If no to (3), when did she leave and under what
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.
(1) Ms Katalin
Kraszlan, the Acting Commissioner for Victims of Crime, was appointed to the
position for six months by the director general on 13 June 2018, following an
expression of interest process within the Department of Justice.
(2) Ms Hoffman
vacated the commissioner position on 2 October 2017 at her request to take up
an acting opportunity with the Department of Justice's strategic reform
(4) Ms Hoffman
departed from the Department of Justice on 2 July 2018, having sought, and been
granted, separation under section 59 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994.