Colin Pettit

Colin Pettit, Commissioner for Children and Young People WA, has spent his career working to improve the wellbeing of children and young people.

Colin started out as a Teacher and then Principal in a number of regional schools, before holding the role of Executive Director Regional and Remote Education at the Western Australian Department of Education.

His passion for advocating for children and young people is manifested through his incredible work as Commissioner. He has wholeheartedly dedicated himself to his role – consulting children and young people on issues that impact their lives, leading extensive research projects, and promoting awareness and understanding of the many matters that affect the wellbeing of children and young people (just to name a few).