Legislative Council: Tuesday, November 29, 2022


Child Protection

174 The Hon. L.A. CURRAN ().3 November 2022). How many cases have been the subject of notifications to the Department for Child Protection in the last six months and, of these, how many cases were investigated?

The Hon. C.M. SCRIVEN (Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, Minister for Forest Industries): The Minister for Child Protection has advised:

In the six-month period from 1 January 2022 to 30 June 2022, the Department for Child Protection received 16,625 child protection notifications, of which 3,466 (21 per cent) were investigated.