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Annual Report 2013/2014 Children's Commissioner Northern Territory

Details:

Title

Annual Report 2013/2014 Children's Commissioner Northern Territory

Other title

Tabled paper 1156

Collection

Tabled papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2014-11-26

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Publisher name

Children's Commissioner Northern Territory

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C01756

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/273008

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/799659

Page content

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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