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Question Without Notice No. 599 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 August 2018 by Hon Nick Goiran

Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 16 August 2018

GRANDCARERS — SURVEY

599. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing the Premier:

I refer to the grant by Lotterywest for a survey of grandcarers.

(1) Who is conducting the survey?

(2) Will the results of the survey be made public?

(3) If yes to (2), what form will this take and when will this occur?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) The grandparent carers survey is being conducted by Edith Cowan University on behalf of, and with input from, Wanslea Family Services and the Grandcare Research Advisory Group.

(2) Yes.

(3) The results will be disseminated through public forums and events, reports and research journals. The research findings will be available to participants and the broader community around March 2020.