Carolyn Strange

General Counsel

NSW Public Service Commission

Carolyn became the PSC’s General Counsel in November 2013. She provides legal advice to the Public Service Commissioner across the full range of his diverse functions and the operations of the PSC.

Since starting as a commercial litigation solicitor in private practice, Carolyn has had a long and varied legal career in the NSW and Commonwealth public sectors. Her public sector legal experience has included positions with the NSW Solicitor General, the Office of General Counsel in the Commonwealth Attorney General’s Department, the NSW Environment Protection Authority and NSW Parliamentary Counsel’s Office. Carolyn has also held senior management roles in the NSW government regulatory sphere, including the licensing and quality assessment of early childhood education and care services and the investigation and remediation of contaminated sites.