Annual Report 2013/2014 Children's Commissioner Northern Territory
Tabled paper 1156
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Children's Commissioner Northern Territory
122 Profile of vulnerable children involved in the complaints process In 2013-14, a total of 142 vulnerable children and young people were the subject of a complaint. Of these children, 74 or 56% were male. This is similar to the pattern in 2012-13. Table 12: Relationship of Complainant to Vulnerable Child, 2013-14 Departmental Officer 2 Parent/Family Member 73 Foster Carer 28 Friend/Neighbour 1 Hospital/Health Centre 4 Legal Profession 4 Medical Practitioner 2 Non-Government Organisation 2 School Personnel 1 Self 8 Social Worker/Welfare Worker/Psychologist 4 Unknown 10 Other 3 TOTAL 142 As shown in Table 12, the most common category of the complainants relationship with the vulnerable child was a parent or family member of the child, which accounted for 73 (51%) of the total. This was also the most common relationship category in 2012-13.
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