Our people

Colleen Gwynne

Children’s Commissioner

Colleen Gwynne

On 11 June 2015 Ms Colleen Gwynne was appointed as the Northern Territory (NT) Children’s Commissioner.

Colleen has over 25 years experience with the NT Police reaching the rank of Commander before taking on a Senior Executive Role with the NT Government.

She has led a broad range of operational and specialist areas including major crime, drug and organised crime, domestic violence, prosecutions, child abuse, public housing safety and youth services and has been in charge of five local policing commands across the Territory.

Colleen has formal qualifications in leadership, criminal justice, investigations and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Management of Serious Crime Course.

Communications and Community Engagement Officer

Nick Turner

Nick commenced with the Office of the Children’s Commissioner in November 2018.

After teaching golf in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, and then working with the University of Newcastle from 2011-2014, Nick moved to Papua New Guinea in 2015 where he worked with the United Nations across the United Nations Development Programme, UN Women, United Nations Population Fund, UNICEF and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.