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Question Without Notice No. 50 asked in the Legislative Council on 17 May 2017 by Hon Nick Goiran

Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 17 May 2017

DEPARTMENT FOR CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY SUPPORT —WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECKS — AUDIT
      50. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Child Protection:
Mr President —
Hon Sue Ellery: You're back! Nice to see you.
Hon NICK GOIRAN: Thank you, Mr President. I am pleased to return from urgent parliamentary business.
I refer to the process by which Department for Child Protection and Family Support staff receive their working with children checks through the screening unit run out of the department.
(1) When was the last audit of that process undertaken?
(2) Will the minister table the documents recording the outcome of that audit?
(3) If no to (2), why not?
(4) If yes to (2), when?
(5) When is the next audit scheduled to occur?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of this question.
(1) The last audit was the fifteenth report of the Office of the Auditor General of June 2014.
(2) This report was tabled in Parliament in June 2014.
(3)–(4) Not applicable.
(5) The next audit will be at the discretion of the Auditor General.