ADOPTION ACT —
1395. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing
the Minister for Child Protection:
I refer to the minister's
answer to my question without notice 1149 of 16 October 2019 about the
government's response to the recommendations of the statutory review of
the Adoption Act 1994.
(1) Have any of the non-legislative
recommendations been actioned and completed?
(2) If yes to (1), which ones?
(3) Which are the three
non-legislative recommendations nearest to completion?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some
notice of the question.
26—the department should develop and document clear procedures for the
recruitment of members for the Adoption Applications Committee.
(3) Recommendations 17, 20 and 24 are in the process
of being drafted. It is anticipated they will be completed by 31
December 2019. In addition to these recommendations, recommendation 28 will be
considered as part of the broader redevelopment of the Department of