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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 1322 asked in the Legislative Council on 19 November 2019 by Hon Nick Goiran

Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 19 November 2019


1322. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Child Protection:

I refer to a report published by the ABC on 5 November 2019 entitled ''Urgent review into Symmie and Sharyn's fight against WA Government ordered by Minister Simone McGurk''.

(1) On what date was the minister first informed about this case?

(2) On what date did the minister order the urgent review of the case?

(3) By what date has the minister asked for the urgent review to be completed?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

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

(1) Ms Morris first contacted the minister's office on 23 May 2017 and the matters were resolved satisfactorily. A second contact was made on 6 August 2019.

(2) The review was ordered on 4 October 2019.

(3) The minister did not specify a time, but asked for the review to be completed as a priority and as soon as practicable.