The current Victims of Crime Commissioner is John Hinchey.
John worked as a welfare officer with the homeless in Sydney before managing an ACT community based welfare service. He joined ACT Corrective Services in 1990 as a probation and parole officer and later worked in a in a number of managerial positions, including Manager of the ACT Sentence Administration Board and Community Corrections. He left ACT Corrective Services in 2004 to establish the ACT Restorative Justice Scheme.
In 2009-2010 he acted as the ACT Victims of Crime Coordinator and was appointed the ACT Victims of Crime Commissioner and agency head of Victim Support ACT in 2011.
John is also appointed as the ACT Domestic Violence Project Coordinator. As such he is a member of the ACT Domestic Violence Prevention Council, the peak advisory body to the Minister on matters relating to domestic violence.
More information on John's role as the Victims of Crime Commissioner is available here.