Ombudsman, Solicitor-General roles filled

The roles of Tasmania's Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner, and Solicitor-General have been filled.

Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin this afternoon announced that Michael O'Farrell SC will be the new Solictor-General, and Richard Connock will continue on permanently as the Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner.

Mr Connock has been acting in the role since January, after Leon Atkinson-MacEwan resigned.

Mr O'Farrell has an extensive background in law, and was appointed a senior counsel in 2009. 

He will start in the role on September 1.


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