CHILD PROTECTION PRACTITIONERS ASSOCIATION (QLD)
2021 LENEEN FORDE PUBLIC ADDRESS
Navigating Competing Responsibilities in Domestic Violence and Child Protection – the Child’s Voice
Chair: The Honourable Margaret McMurdo AC, Chair of the Women’s Safety and Justice Taskforce
Keynote Speakers: Deputy Chief Magistrate Brassington and Tracey De Simone, Official Solicitor, Office of the Child and Family Official Solicitor.
Please join us for this special annual event named in honour of Ms Leneen Forde AO who led the 1999 Inquiry into Abuse of Children in Queensland Institutions.
This year’s event will be chaired by the Honourable Margaret McMurdo AC, Chair of the Women’s Safety and Justice Taskforce.
Keynote speakers include Deputy Chief Magistrate Brassington and Tracey De Simone, Official Solicitor for the Office of the Child and Family Official Solicitor.
This is an opportunity to hear the speakers draw on their significant experience and examine the complexity that comes with the intersecting jurisdictions of domestic violence and child protection, including the need to make space for the child’s voice to be heard where appropriate.
The Child Protection Practitioners Association of Queensland (CPPAQ) aims to improve interdisciplinary professional collaboration in the child protection system in Queensland.
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