The Commissioner

Michael Ison was appointed as the Acting FOI Commissioner on 4 September 2015. Prior to this, Mr Ison held the role of Assistant FOI Commissioner from 31 October 2014 to the time of Mr Ison’s appointment as Acting Commissioner.

Mr Ison is a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria of 20 years standing with extensive experience in public administration and local government. He was previously Corporate Solicitor at Maroondah City Council and was the convenor of the Victorian Local Government in-house lawyers group. Mr Ison is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association.

Sally Winton was appointed as an Acting Assistant FOI Commissioner on 4 October 2016.