Legislative Council: Tuesday, September 06, 2022


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

45 The Hon. S.G. WADE ().6 July 2022).

1. What is the progress on the implementation of each of the 11 recommendations on the report into the CAMHS service on the APY lands?

2. When will CAMHS services return to the lands?

3. In context of issues needing further action to resolve, do the Anangu community (in particular Nganampa health and APY), the Women's and Children's Health Network and the Office of the Chief Psychiatrist:

(a) support all of the recommendations of the review; and,

(b) agree on the actions that need to be taken?

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations and Public Sector): The Minister for Health and Wellbeing has advised:

Since forming government, we have been working with WCHN and OCP on the implementation of recommendations following the Marshall Liberal government's failure to progress this while they were in government, as well as addressing the removal of these services under the watch of the previous minister.