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Agency No. 1504
Agency Title  DEPARTMENT FOR CHILD PROTECTION
Start Date  1 Jul 2007
End Date  17 May 2013
Category  Department
Creating Legislation  Public Sector Management Act 1994 (Section 35)
Agency Description  The Department for Child Protection was created in response to a critical review of the Department of Community Development by Prudence Ford in January 2007. The review formed part of a series of departmental reviews announced by the Treasurer for the 2006/2007 financial year, but was given particular urgency due to the release of the Ombudsman's "Report on Allegations Concerning the Treatment of Children and Young People in Residential Care" and the report of the "Select Committee on the Adequacy of Foster Care Assessment Procedures by the Department for Community Development".

 
Preceding Agencies 
38 CHILD WELFARE DEPARTMENT 22 Dec 1927 ~ 15 Jun 1972   Detail
39 DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY WELFARE 16 Jun 1972 ~ 1 Jan 1985   Detail
40 DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES 1 Jan 1985 ~ 1 Oct 1992   Detail
590 DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT [1] 1 Oct 1992 ~ 1 Jul 1995   Detail
904 DEPARTMENT FOR FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES 1 Jul 1995 ~ 1 Jul 2001   Detail
1213 DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT [2] 1 Jul 2001 ~ 30 Jun 2007   Detail
 
Succeeding Agencies 
1768 THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY SUPPORT 17 May 2013 ~   Detail
 
Superior Agencies 
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Subordinate Agencies 
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Functions exercised by this agency 
4 SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES 1 Jul 2007 ~   Detail
 
Record series created by this agency 
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