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Inquiry Name:

An Inquiry into the Monitoring and Enforcing of Child Safe Standards

Date Commenced:29 Nov 2018
Tabling Date:28 Nov 2019
Inquiry Status:Current

Committee Name:

Joint Standing Committee on the Commissioner for Children and Young People

House:Joint

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Hon. Dr Sally Elizabeth Talbot MLC
Mr Kyran Martin O'Donnell MLA
Hon. Donna Evelyn Mary Faragher MLC
Mrs Jessica Mary Christine Stojkovski MLA


Staff Members: Ms Michele Chiasson (Acting Principal Research Officer)

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Terms of Reference:The Committee will examine the scope and direction of the work currently being undertaken by government agencies, regulatory bodies and non-government organisations to improve the monitoring of child safe standards and the role of the Commissioner for Children and Young People in ensuring Western Australia’s independent oversight mechanisms operate in a way that makes the interests of children and young people the paramount consideration. In particular, the Committee will consider the following:
  • The recommendations made by the Commissioner for Children and Young People in the report ‘Oversight of services for children and young people in Western Australia’;
  • The recommendations from the ‘Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’ relating to an independent oversight body responsible for monitoring and enforcing child safe standards; and
  • The response from the State Government of Western Australia to the above recommendations.

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Deadline for Submissions:
28 Feb 2019


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