About this inquiry

An inquiry into Grandparents who take primary responsibility for raising their grandchildren.

Past Public Hearings

19 Sep 2014: Hobart, TAS
07 Aug 2014: Albany, WA
06 Aug 2014: West Perth, WA


Inquiry Status

Report Tabled

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


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Additional Documents

Additional Information

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1 Grandparents raising grandchildren: Towards recognition, respect and reward; report by Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales
2 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren; report of the project commissioned by The Hon. Larry Anthony, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, and carried out by COTA National Seniors; from COTA Australia, received 19 March 2014
3 Time for Grandparents Program, by UnitingCare Community, received 29 August 2014

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Other information presented to the inquiry

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