Dr Dr Ben Gauntlett
Australian Human Rights Commission
Disability Discrimination Commissioner
Ben Gauntlett commenced his term as Disability Discrimination Commissioner on May 7, 2019.
Ben is a quadriplegic following a schoolboy rugby union accident aged 16 in Perth, Western Australia. He has the experience of a person living with a disability and accessing care in Australia (Western Australia, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory), the United Kingdom and the United States of America. He will be a participant in the National Disability Insurance Scheme.