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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POSTED 8 Feb 2013
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