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Question Without Notice No. 617 asked in the Legislative Council on 11 June 2019 by Hon Nick Goiran

Minister responding: Hon S.F. McGurk
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 11 June 2019

GRANDCARERS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

617. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Child Protection:

I refer to the minister's answers to my questions without notice on 13 and 14 June 2018, in which the minister informed the house that the Department of Communities was developing a project plan to review the grandcarers program area.

(1) Will the minister table the project plan that was planned to be completed by the end of July last year?

(2) When was the review completed?

(3) Did the review result in the creation of a report or similar?

(4) If yes to (3), will the minister table that document?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

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

(1) As per my commitment on 14 June 2018, I provided a copy of the project plan to the honourable member's office on 17 September 2018. I table the attached document.

[See paper 2766.]

(2) The review of the grandcarer support program is still progressing, as it will be informed by the research being finalised by Wanslea, Edith Cowan University and Curtin University.

(3)–(4) Not applicable, as the review is still in progress.