CHILD PROTECTION — CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE —
1283. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing
the Minister for Child Protection:
I refer to the revelations during
the annual report hearings on 14 November 2018 that it was the expectation of
the Department of Communities that some of the six known perpetrators
identified in Operation Fledermaus are attending the same school as their
(1) What were the
last three dates when the Minister for Child Protection received any briefing
documents about this issue?
(2) Will the minister table those
(3) If no to (2),
will the minister undertake to comply with section 82 of the Financial
Management Act 2006?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
minister received a briefing note in August 2017 in relation to some of the six
known perpetrators identified in Operation Fledermaus attending the same school
as their victims. This document was provided as part of the questions prior to
the 2017–18 annual report hearings. I will table the briefing note. As
has been stated on numerous occasions, the minister has been regularly briefed
in relation to Operation Fledermaus and more recently on the Pilbara joint
[See paper 2288.]
(3) Not applicable.