Advocacy for children in Tasmania

Community feedback is being invited on advocacy for children within Tasmania and possible changes to the role of the Commissioner for Children.

A discussion paper has been developed which details the current role and issues surrounding advocacy services for children.  It raises a number of questions and topics for consideration, including the future direction of advocacy services for children in Tasmania.

A discussion paper has been developed by the Advocacy for Children in Tasmania Committee convened by the Minister for Children under the chair of Dr Maria Harries.

 Details of the public consultation can be found at http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/children/legislative_reform/actc

All comments, questions and feedback should be directed to advocacy@dhhs.tas.gov.au or 6233 4120 by 15 July 2013.