How the office of the Merit Protection Commissioner is structured
In 2018, Ms Linda Waugh was appointed for a five year term as the Merit Protection Commissioner under the Public Service Act 1999 and the Parliamentary Services Merit Protection Commissioner under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999.
Ms Waugh is supported by staff who are employees of the Australian Public Service Commission. Under s 49(2) of the Public Service Act 1999 the Australian Public Service Commissioner provides staff and resources to support the Merit Protection Commissioner to effectively discharge her functions.
We have offices in both Sydney and Canberra. Ms Waugh is primarily located in Sydney.
Our organisational chart
Linda Waugh, Merit Protection Commissioner
Review of Actions
Complaints and inquiries
Strategy, projects and engagement
Corporate services provided by the Australian Public Service Commission