New Tasmanian Children’s Commissioner

New Tasmanian Children’s Commissioner

Congratulations to Mr Paul Mason, who has been appointed Tasmania’s new Commissioner for Children. Mr Mason commenced on 23 April 2007 for a term of three years.

Mr Mason has a background in family law as a solicitor and barrister with 27 years of experience across three states, including being a children’s representative in over 200 mediation cases and acting as an independent children’s lawyer in the Family Court. Mr Mason brings a strong commitment to achieiving optimal outcomes for children, through negotiation and mediation skills to his position as Tasmania’s next Commissioner for Children.

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