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Footnotes

Chapter 1 National Children’s Commissioner Bill 2012

[1]       The Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (National Children’s Commissioner) Bill 2012, explanatory memorandum, p. 1.

[2]       The Selection Committee report of 24 May 2012 is available here: <http://www.aph.gov.au/
Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=selc/reports.htm>

[3]       <http://www.families.fahcsia.gov.au/our-responsibilities/families-and-children/programs-services/protecting-australias-children/consultations-about-the-potential-role-of-a-national-children-s-commissioner/consultations-about-the-potential-role-of-a-national-children-s-commissioner>

[4]       <http://www.families.fahcsia.gov.au/our-responsibilities/families-and-children/programs-services/protecting-australias-children/consultations-about-the-potential-role-of-a-national-children-s-commissioner/consultations-about-the-potential-role-of-a-national-children-s-commissioner>

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[9]       See for example: St Vincent de Paul Society National Council, submission 33; King and Wood Mallesons Human Rights Law Group, submission 46; Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care, submission 20; National Disability Services, submission 38 and Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, submission 42.

[10]     See for example: King and Wood Mallesons Human Rights Law Group, submission 46; Child Abuse Prevention Research Australia, submission 12; Commission for Children and Young People Western Australia, submission 23.

[11]     See for example: Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36; Uniting Justice, submission 29 and St Vincent de Paul Society National Council, submission 33.

[12]     See for example: Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36 and Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, submission 24.

[13]     See for example, Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36; The International Commission of Jurists (Australia), submission 34; St Vincent de Paul Society National Council, submission 33; Youthlaw, submission 6 and King and Wood Mallesons Human Rights Law Group, submission 46.s

[14]     Create Foundation, submission 10, p 2.

[15]     Uniting Justice Australia, submission 29, p 7; Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth, submission 24, p 2.

[16]     Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36, p 6.

[17]     Ms Catherine Branson, Senate Estimates hearings, 23 May 2012. Transcript available at the Senate website: <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/
Senate_Committees>

[18]     Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 2.

[19]     Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 2.

[20]     Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36, p 6. See also Grandparents Australia (Victoria), submission 15, p. 1. This was reiterated in the Commission’s responses to questions on notice, Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 2.

[21]     Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36, p 6.

[22]     Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 2.

[23]     Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36, p 6.

[24]     Ms Catherine Branson, Senate estimates hearings, 23 May 2012. Transcript available at the Senate website: <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/
Senate_Committees>

[25]     Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 2.

[26]     See for example, Law Council of Australia, submission 17, p. 8, Consortium of Eight Non-Government Organisations, submission 45, p. 4 and King and Wood Mallesons Human Rights Law Centre, submission 46, p. 9.

[27]     Ms Catherine Branson, Senate estimates hearings, 23 May 2012. Transcript available at the Senate website: <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/
Senate_Committees>

[28]     Ms Catherine Branson, Senate estimates hearings, 23 May 2012. Transcript available at the Senate website: <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/
Senate_Committees>

[29]     Employment Law Centre of Western Australia, submission 26, p. 2 and Bravehearts, submission 5, p. 1.

[30]     Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 3.

[31]     Ms Catherine Branson, Senate estimates hearings, 23 May 2012. Transcript available at the Senate website: <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/
Senate_Committees>

[32]     Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 3.

[33]     Australian Human Rights Commission, submission 36, p. 7.

[34]     Australian Human Rights Commission, responses to questions on notice, p 3.

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