CHILD PROTECTION —
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE — ROEBOURNE
978. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the minister representing the
Minister for Police:
I refer to the minister's
answer to my question without notice on 16 October 2018 in which he informed
the house that 42 child victims had been identified during Operation Fledermaus
and that a further eight adult victims were children when the offences
(1) Was that information provided to
the minister by Western Australia Police Force?
(2) Did the then
Commissioner of Police tell the media on or before 1 August 2017 that ''a
staggering 184 child victims of sexual abuse have been identified''?
(3) If yes to (2), how is this
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. The following information has been provided to me
by the Minister for Police.
am not in a position to advise what figures the previous Commissioner of Police
provided to the media.