The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory has today published additional submissions, bringing the total now publicly available. Submissions are published with the consent of the author/s and those published today include those received from:
- NT Council of Social Service (NTCOSS)
- Professor Leonie Segal, University of South Australia
The Commission has now published 81 submissions from 74 community groups, stakeholders, advocates, academics, government and non-government organisations.
“The Royal Commission thanks all who have shared their insights and perspectives on the issues affecting children in detention and protection in the Northern Territory,” said Kirsty Windeyer, Official Secretary for the Royal Commission.
“These submissions contribute in an important way to the evidence and information we have already gathered over the work of the Commission since August 2016. “I encourage people to visit our website and read the submissions that have now being published and we will continue to make more available as we head towards the delivery of our Final Report on 17th November 2017,” said Ms Windeyer.
To review the submissions received, visit the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory website