Guardian for Unaccompanied Children Bill 2014

9 February 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-140-4

View the report as a single document - (PDF 849KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 29KB)
CHAPTER 1 - Introduction and Background (PDF 147KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Purpose of the bill
Other inquiries examining guardianship of unaccompanied children
Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946
International obligations
Provisions of the bill
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights

CHAPTER 2 - Key issues (PDF 112KB)

Establishing an independent guardian
Comments and Recommendation

Labor Senators’ Additional Comments (PDF 117KB)
Australian Greens Dissenting Report (PDF 172KB)
Appendix 1 (PDF 5KB)

Public submissions

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560