Report

Delivery of National Outcome 4 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children

15 December 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-694-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 20KB)
List of Recommendations (PDF 37KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 61KB)

Referral
Conduct of the Inquiry
Background
Current Grant Agreement between DSS and MHS
Responding to increasing demands on the 1800 RESPECT service

Chapter 2 - Governance and accountability issues (PDF 90KB)

Introduction
The procurement process
Accountability of DSS and MHS for the delivery of 1800 RESPECT
Clinical governance issues

Chapter 3 - Delivery of the 1800 RESPECT service (PDF 126KB)

Introduction
Criticism of the First Response model
Privacy, confidentiality and consent issues

Chapter 4 - Committee View and Recommendations (PDF 38KB)

Committee View
Delivery of counselling services
Transparency
Privacy and confidentiality

Additional comments from Government Senators (PDF 20KB)

Introduction
Procurement process
Qualifications of MHS counsellors
Conclusion

Appendix 1 (PDF 22KB)

Submissions
Answers to Questions taken on Notice
Tabled Documents

Appendix 2 - Public hearing (PDF 11KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3439
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809
fpa.sen@aph.gov.au

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