A second Ministerial Advisory Council on Child Protection was established on 1 March 2009 with an independent chairperson. The multi-discipinary committee includes senior representatives from government and non-government agencies, and members of the community. The Council advises the Minister on child protection matters.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Government Departments and Agencies - Reviews Committees Inquiries and Taskforces [Hansard p3295c-3260a]', in parliament.wa.gov.au, Parliament of Western Australia, 5 May 2009, http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/Hansard%5Chansard.nsf/0/755270699a9b06e8c82575b500299972/$FILE/C38%20S1%2020090505%20p3259c-3260a.pdf.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 27 January 2013, Last modified: 19 February 2013