Submissions received by the Committee

Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

Submissions received by the Committee

Sub No.

1Mr Tony Arch (PDF 77KB) 
2Mr Thomas Colley (PDF 58KB) 
3Ms Grace Gorman (PDF 33KB) 
4Associate Professor Philomena Murray (PDF 29KB) 
5Mr George Winston (PDF 2KB) 
6Ms Jean Jordan (PDF 127KB) 
7Mr Rodney Selden (PDF 2KB) 
8Ms Sue Hoffman (PDF 42KB) 
9Professor John Polesel (PDF 30KB) 
10Ms Marilyn Shepherd (PDF 236KB) 
11Ombudsman Victoria (PDF 64KB) 
12Youth Advocacy Centre (PDF 36KB) 
13Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (PDF 16KB) 
14Associate Professor Philip Mendes (PDF 100KB) 
15Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (PDF 556KB) 
16Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA) (PDF 327KB) 
17Families Australia (PDF 133KB) 
18Family Voice Australia (PDF 52KB) 
19Youth Legal Service (PDF 134KB) 
20Australian Children's Commissioners and Guardians (PDF 134KB) Attachment 1(PDF 606KB) 
21Play Environment Consulting (PDF 19KB) 
22Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) (PDF 143KB) 
23Salvation Army (PDF 346KB) 
24Ms Gillian Calvert AO, / National Foundation for Australian Women / National Investment for the Early Years (NIFTeY) (PDF 176KB) 
25Relationships Australia Inc (PDF 130KB) 
26Early Childhood Australia (PDF 647KB) 
27Youthlaw (PDF 50KB) 
28PeakCare (PDF 42KB) 
29Ivanhoe Group of Amnesty International Australia (PDF 160KB) 
30CREATE Foundation (PDF 421KB) 
31St Vincent de Paul Society (PDF 155KB) 
32Barnardos (PDF 183KB) 
33The Employment Law Centre of Western Australia (PDF 120KB) 
34Hotham Mission Asylum Seeker Project (PDF 124KB) 
35Child Abuse Prevention Research Australia (Monash University) (PDF 200KB) 
36Community Child Care Co-operative (PDF 54KB) 
37Humanist Society of Victoria  (PDF 45KB) 
38The Benevolent Society (PDF 131KB) 
39BoysTown (PDF 52KB) 
40Privacy NSW (PDF 59KB) 
41Children's Hospitals Australasia (PDF 117KB) 
42Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA) (PDF 35KB) 
43Playgroup Queensland (PDF 91KB) 
44Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) (PDF 374KB) 
45MacKillop Family Services (PDF 209KB) 
46Australian Community Children's Services (ACCS) (PDF 673KB) 
47National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) (PDF 39KB) 
48Women Everywhere Advocating Violence Eradication (WEAVE) (PDF 89KB) 
49Blind Citizens Australia (PDF 42KB) 
50Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 75KB) 
51Human Rights Law Resource Centre (PDF 107KB) 
52Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) (PDF 42KB) 
53Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) (PDF 251KB) 
54National Disability Services (NDS) (PDF 38KB) 
55National Council for Single Mothers and their Children (NCSMC) (PDF 55KB) 
56Mission Australia (PDF 297KB) Attachment 1(PDF 386KB) Attachment 2(PDF 1033KB) Attachment 3(PDF 1175KB) 
57Save the Children Australia (PDF 259KB) 
58Queensland jurisdictional response (PDF 107KB) 
59Law Institute of Victoria (PDF 110KB) 
60Law Society of NSW (PDF 632KB) 
61United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (PDF 103KB) 
62Good Beginnings Australia (PDF 26KB) 
63ChilOut - Children Out of Immigration Detention (PDF 84KB) 
64Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) (PDF 522KB) 
65Australian Christian Lobby (PDF 110KB) 
66Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (PDF 248KB) 
67UnitingCare Australia (PDF 95KB) 
68Mr Don Morris (PDF 142KB) 
69Refugee Council of Australia (PDF 159KB) 
70People with Disability Australia (PDF 113KB) 
71The South Australian Council for the Care of Children (PDF 73KB) 
72Child and Family Welfare Agencies Association (CAFWAA) (PDF 31KB) 
73South Australian Child and Family Health Nurses Association (PDF 242KB) 
74Berry Street (PDF 193KB) 
75Department for Child Protection (WA) (PDF 1382KB) 
76Julia Farr Association (PDF 320KB) 
77The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (PDF 173KB) 
78Law Council of Australia (PDF 184KB) 
79National Childrens and Youth Law Centre (NCYLC) / Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) / UNICEF Australia / National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) (PDF 163KB) 
80Mallesons Stephen Jaques Human Rights Law Group (PDF 333KB) 
81NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet (PDF 26KB) 
82Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PDF 266KB) 
83Children with Disability Australia (PDF 154KB) 
84Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (MYAN) (PDF 102KB) 
85Victorian Legal Aid (PDF 383KB) 
86Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC) / State and Territory Youth Peaks / Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (MYAN) / Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health (CAAH) / headspace / Inspire Foundation (PDF 3219KB) 
87National Welfare Rights Network (NWRN) (PDF 64KB) Attachment 1(PDF 537KB) 
88Australian Medical Association (PDF 89KB) 
89Department of Immigration and Citizenship (PDF 351KB) 
90NSW Ombudsman (PDF 54KB) 
91NSW Government (PDF 1253KB) 
92Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (PDF 321KB) 
93Novita Children's Services (PDF 95KB) 

Answers to Questions on Notice

1The Law Council of Australia's answer to a Question on Notice asked at the public hearing held on Tuesday 29 March 2011(PDF 116KB) 
2The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs answer to a Question on Notice asked at the public hearing held on Wednesday 30 March 2011(PDF 5KB) 

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