Dan Stubbs

Commissioner at Victorian Disability Worker

Dan Stubbs
Dan Stubbs; Commissioner at Victorian Disability Worker
Presentation: Panel

Co-speaker: Sara Gingold

Speaker Bio

Dan Stubbs is the Victorian Disability Worker Commissioner, a role he has held since his appointment in October 2019. As head of the Commission, Dan is responsible for regulating the conduct of all Victorian disability workers. He responds to complaints about all disability workers and has the power to ban unregistered workers from the sector for breaching the Code of Conduct. Dan has a disability; he has a sight impairment. He has an understanding of the reliance people have on disability workers and the need to ensure services are safe and high quality. Dan is passionate about the rights and entitlements of people with disability. Previously he worked in the community legal sector as a lawyer and in various leadership roles. He has also worked extensively in developing countries where he led work on disability. Dan also has a long history of leadership in Australian systemic advocacy organisations of people with disability. Dan has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) and Graduate Diplomas in Development Economics and Legal Practice. Dan is committed to advancing the rights and safety of people with disabilities. He is also more fun and interesting than this bio suggests…

Dan is learning to play the saxaphone!