Department of the Legislative Assembly

Care and Protection of Children Amendment Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - Submissions - Public Hearing - Tabled Papers - ReportContact

On 20 March 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Care and Protection of Children Amendment Bill to the Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms  of Reference by 20 June 2019.

Status

Report Tabled

Key Documents

Care and Protection of Children Amendment Bill (Serial 82)
Explanatory Statement
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
Care and Protection of Children Act 2007 (NT)

Submissions

Submission No. 1 - Department of Local Government Housing and Community Development
Submission No. 2 - North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
Submission No. 3 - Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
Submission No. 4 - Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit
Submission No. 5 - Law Society NT
Submission No. 6 - Create Foundation
Submission No. 7 - Northern Territory Council of Social Services
Submission No. 8 - Danila Dilba
Submission No. 9 - Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission
Submission No. 10 - National Voice for Our Children (SNAICC)

Public Hearing

Public Hearing Schedule - 21 May 2019
Public Hearing Transcript - 21 May 2019

Tabled Papers

Territory Families - Responses to Written Questions - 19 May 2019
Danila Dilba - AMSANT Workshop report: Listening and hearing are two different things - 21 May 2019
NT Legal Aid Commission - Keeping them Home - Safeguarding children's well-being by strengthening families - 21 May 2019

Report

Inquiry into the Care and Protection of Children Amendment Bill 2019 - 20 June 2019
Associated Minutes of Proceedings

Contact

Dr Jennifer Buckley 
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801 
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1501
Email: Contact

Last updated: 20 Jun 2019