WA Commissioner for Children and Young People Act Review

A Review is being undertaken by the Public Sector Commission into the Commissioner for Children and Young People.

A seven-member reference group, chaired by the Public Sector Commissioner Mal Wauchope, has also been established to guide the review. A report on the review will be provided to the Attorney General by 10 May 2013.

The review will consider:
• the operation and effectiveness of the Act 
• whether any amendments are required for the Commissioner to undertake the function described in Recommendation 2 of the St Andrew’s Hostel Inquiry.
 
Action: To make a submission or for more info click here.
Submissions are due March 1, 2013.
Meanwhile the Commissioner for Children and Young People has released an updated edition of Improving legislation and policy for children and young peopleguidelines to assist those involved in developing legislation and policy to take into account how legislation or policy impacts on the needs of children and young people in Western Australia. See events for a seminar on legisalation and young people. 
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Crossroad Bible Institute Gosnells Seminar

A public seminar has been organised by the Crossroad Bible Institute. It will be held Sat 9 Feb, 2013 at the Christian Reformed Church, 55 Mills Road, Gosnells, 10.30am-3pm.

For more details call Leo Schoof on 9495 1979 or email ltschoof@iinet.net.au

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Ted Baehr in Perth

Christian Gleanings is bringing Dr Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of movieguide.org to perth, May 22-26, 2013.  Ted Baehr is Founder and Publisher of MOVIEGUIDE®:  The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment and Chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission® ministry, as well as a noted critic, educator, lecturer, and media pundit. His life’s purpose is to be used of God to redeem the values of the media while educating audiences on how to use discernment in selecting their entertainment. For more info visit: www.movieguide.org

If you are interested in holding an event or meeting with Dr Baehr please contact gary@christiangleanings.com

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World Congress of Families

The World Congress of Families is to be held in Sydney, 15-18 May 2013. For details visit: http://wcfsydney2013.org.au/

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David Lowe to speak at Christian Business Men’s breakfast

The WA State Officer of FamilyVoice Australia, David Lowe, is the guest at the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International. He will speak on 16 March 2013, 7.45am at the Well Cafe, 45 Berkshire St, Forrestfield. RSVP by email fgbmfi.perthsouth@gmail.com or ring Michael Munro 0451 377 882

More details: http://www.fgbmfiwa.com/

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Clive Palmer CITM event

Christians in the Market Place have organised a breakfast with QLD mining businessman, Clive Palmer. It will be held 2 March 2013 at Crown Perth. For details and to rsvp click here.

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Children and Policy, Legislation Seminar

The Commissioner for Children and Young People is holding a seminar on 25 Feb 2013, 1-3.30pm. It will be presented by barrister Victoria Williams and will give:

  • A review of how children and young people are affected both directly and indirectly by laws and policies
  • Examples of how to assess factors that affect the best interests of children and young people.  

To register click here.

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40 Days for Life

The annual 40 Days for Life campaign will be held in Perth 13 Feb to 24 March.  Organisers are planning a local vigil outside the Nanyara Abortion Clinic, corner of Acton and Cleaver Terrace, Rivervale. The vigil hours will be 7.30am-4pm each day for 40 days. To register a timeslot to be part of this vigil and to see schedule click here.

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ACL Meet Your Candidate Forums

The ACL has organised 13 Meet Your Candidate Forums in WA ahead of the March 9 election. They will be held 11 Feb-27 Feb 2013. For full details and to see the one closest to you visit www.wavotes.org.au

 To see what the ACL is doing ahead of the WA election and ways to get involved click here to watch a short video.

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Nefarious Screening

Nefarious: Merchant of Souls, a documentary about the global sex trade is being shown 10 Feb, 6.30pm at the Centrepoint Church, Units 8-9/24 Discovery Drive, Bibra Lake, WA. Enquiries awarenessperth@gmail.com or ph: 040 236 3630.

 

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