Practice Paper Series - Queensland’s Child and Family Reform : 14 June 2016

  • 14 June 2016
  • 5:30 PM
  • Grant Thornton Offices, Level 18, 145 Ann Street, Brisbane
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CPPAQ Practice Paper Series

Queensland’s Child and Family Reform

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Registration: 5pm
Presentations commence: 5.30pm
Drinks & Networking to follow

About this paper: Implementation of the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry recommendations sees Queensland transforming the child protection and family support sector, including court processes. Legislative reform, the introduction of the Office of the Official Solicitor (OCFOS) and the Director of Child Protection Litigation (DCPL) bring significant change to child protection and family support practices.  This practice paper explores these changes and what they mean for child protection, police, legal and other practitioners.

Chair: Catherine Moynihan, Official Solicitor and Director of Legal Services, Office of the Public Guardian and CPPAQ Board Member.

Panel of Speakers:

  • Megan Giles  - Executive Director, Legislative Reform, Department Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
  • Tracey De Simone - Official Solicitor, Office of the Child and Family Official Solicitor (OCFOS)
  • Graham Murray - Assistant Director, Office of the Director of Child Protection Litigation (DCPL)

 The panel of speakers will address the following topics:

Queensland’s child and family reform

  • Progress in the child and family reform process- where we have been, where we are headed and next steps
  • Legislative Reform Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3
  • The role and functions of the Office of the Official Solicitor
  • The department’s interface with the Director of Child Protection Litigation
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