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: submission to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee on the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 and Enhancing Online Safety for Children (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014

Cyber (Online) safety for children has been an ongoing focus of the National Framework with the Second Three-Year Action Plan, 2012-2015[1] including an action to develop and trial programs to prevent sexual abuse and keep children safe, including specific programs for remote Indigenous communities, such as the cyber smart outre…

Families Australia: submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional responses to Child Sexual Abuse of Issues Paper three regarding Child Safe Institutions

We argue four propositions: first, a comprehensive nationally-consistent approach to child safe organisations should be fully implemented at the earliest possible time; second, such an approach should include a rigorous accountability and monitoring regime; third, adequate supports should be provided to organisations in developi…