Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan
Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn
Ella Henry has offered her resignation
to me this morning. I have conveyed that to the Associate
Minister of Justice the Hon. Margaret Wilson.
acting in the best interests of the Commission by
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