BIMBERI ALLEGATIONS SHOULD BE REFERRED TO ACT POLICING

Rachel Stephen-Smith should refer the disturbing allegations of systemic violence, drugs and a toxic culture at Bimberi Youth Detention Centre to ACT Policing for immediate investigation, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth Kikkert said today. “News of the sickening systemic behaviour inside Bimberi is in fact illegal…

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KIKKERT CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO BETTER PROTECT CHILDREN IN CARE

A silent protest to raise awareness of systemic problems in child protection services are timely reminders for the ACT government to implement better measures to protect children in child protection, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth Kikkert said today. Jakob’s Voice – an organisation founded by Canberran…

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CANBERRA LIBERALS OPTIMISTIC ON ADOPTION FUTURE

The Canberra Liberals are cautiously optimistic that domestic adoptions in the ACT may soon be completed in a timely manner now that a government report, ‘Review of the Domestic Adoption Process in the ACT,’ offers clear recommendations for making this happen, Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services Elizabeth…

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