Chief Municipal Inspector David Wolf departed the Inspectorate on 28 January after being appointed as a Deputy Commissioner of the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission.
David led the Inspectorate from its beginning in 2009, until 2013. He returned to the role in 2016 and guided the Inspectorate through the general council elections of that year and then continued to lead the Inspectorate in the delivery of integrity oversight for local government in Victoria.
“I am proud of the work the Inspectorate has achieved over its past 10 years and am confident it will continue to flourish under a new CMI in the future,” he said.
“The Inspectorate has positively influenced Victorian and interstate local government frameworks and policy and I am pleased with the work my team has delivered to improve transparency and integrity across the sector.”
Dr John Lynch will act as the Chief Municipal Inspector while Mr Wolf’s replacement is recruited.
Dr Lynch has extensive public sector experience in legal and integrity roles and was previously Special Counsel at IBAC. Prior to working at IBAC, Dr Lynch was Crown Counsel to the Victorian Government.