• Mark Morrissey, Commissioner for Children
    appointed for 5 year term.
  • This website is currently under redevelopment,
    thank you for your patience.

National Child Protection Week

What we do

The Commissioner for Children is an independent, statutory office responsible to the Parliament of Tasmania. The Commissioner's functions include promoting the rights and well-being of children and young people along with examining and advising Government on policies, practices and services provided for children and laws affecting their health, welfare, care, protection and development.


This website offers a wide range of publications, which are aimed at informing and educating interested parties as to the role and work that the Commissioner for Children does in Tasmania.