Submissions to Inquiries

Families Australia regularly provides submissions on family-related topics. Most submissions are in response to Australian Government and Parliamentary inquiries and consultations. At times, Families Australia also makes submissions to inquiries conducted at State or Territory government level.

Recent submissions can be viewed below.

In addition, Families Australia assisted the Alliance for Forgotten Australians (AFA) to prepare submissions to a range of inquiries between 2007 and 2015. These can be accessed on the AFA website.

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Families Australia: comments on The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse consultation paper on institutional responses to child sexual abuse in out-of-home care

Families Australia welcomes the Royal Commission’s focus on child sexual abuse in Out-of-Home Care and the opportunity to respond to the Consultation Paper: Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Out-of-Home Care. Our submission is supportive of the proposed solutions to address the problems identified within the con…

Families Australia: submission to the ACT Government discussion paper concerning the design of a new model for the effective protection of human rights in the ACT

Families Australia’s standing in relation to the ACT Government’s review of its human rights framework is grounded in its work to design, promote and implement the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020 (the ‘National Framework’)—Australia’s first-ever national policy aimed at making a sus…