Our national office is located in Canberra and we have State and Territory offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. The Ombudsman and Deputy Ombudsman are based in Canberra along with five Senior Assistant Ombudsman, who manage the specialist complaint handling teams.
The Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman's ABN number is: 53003678148.
- Administrative files
The Commonwealth Ombudsman's indexed file list is pursuant to the requirements of the Continuing order of the Senate - Indexed list of departmental and agency files (Harradine motion).
- Freedom of Information
- Background on FOI and making an FOI request.
- Freedom of Information Disclosure log
An FOI disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to freedom of information access requests (subject to some exceptions).
The Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman does not administer discretionary grant programs.
- Information Publication Scheme
Information released under the Australian Government Information Publication Scheme.
- Legal services expenditure
Under Paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005, the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman is obliged to make publicly available its legal services expenditure for the previous financial year.
- Procurement plan
- Commonwealth Ombudsman Procurement plan.
- Senate Order on government agency contracts
- Tenders, contracts and consultancies
- Portfolio Budget Statements and Additional Estimates Statements
The Commonwealth Ombudsman is part of the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet portfolio. The above link opens a link to a list of Portfolio Budget Statements on their website. The Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14 are also available on this website.
- Conflict of interest
Guideline documents relating to managing conflict of interest, or perceived conflict of interest at the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman.