Next public hearing for local adoption inquiry
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs will hold a public hearing into a nationally consistent framework for local adoption in Australia.
The Committee will hear from the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care - National Voice for our Children (also known as SNAICC), and the Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat (NSW) (also known as AbSec).
A detailed program for the hearing is available from the inquiry webpage (www.aph.gov.au/localadoption).
Public hearing details: Tuesday 14 August, 4.40pm (approx) to 6.00pm, Committee Room 1R2, Parliament House, Canberra
The Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
SNAICC (Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care) – National Voice for our Children
AbSec – the Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat (NSW)
The hearings will be streamed live in audio format at aph.gov.au/live.
Members of the public are welcome to attend the hearing however there will be limited seating available.
Further information about the inquiry, including the terms of reference and submissions published so far, is available on the inquiry webpage.
For background information:
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs
(02) 6277 2358
Interested members of the public may wish to track the Committee via the website https://www.aph.gov.au/SPLA. Click on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button on the right hand side and use the forms to login to My Parliament or to register for a My Parliament account.
Media release issue date: 10 August 2018