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Reappointment of Disability Discrimination Commissioner.



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ATTORNEY-GENERAL THE HON PHILIP RUDDOCK MP

NEWS RELEASE

Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600 • Telephone (02) 6277 7300 • Fax (02) 6273 4102 www.law.gov.au/ag

5 July 2004 115/2004

REAPPOINTMENT OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION COMMISSIONER

Attorney-General, Philip Ruddock, today announced that Acting Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM has been reappointed for 12 months.

Dr Ozdowski is currently the Human Rights Commissioner and has been the Acting Disability Discrimination Commissioner since December 2000.

His new term as Acting Disability Discrimination Commissioner starts on 19 July 2004 and runs until 18 July 2005.

“I thank Dr Ozdowski for his dedication to disability issues throughout his last term,” Mr Ruddock said.

“Dr Ozdowski continues to make important contributions to progressing disability discrimination issues in Australia,” he said.

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