This inquiry investigated systemic problems in Victoria's child protection system and, in this report, has now made recommendations to strengthen and improve the protection and support of vulnerable young Victorians.
The Panel delivered the Report to the Minister for Community Services on 27January 2012. The Report was tabled by the Minister for Community Services in Parliament on 28 February 2012.
The Report is now available to the public.
It is split into three Volumes.
The entire Volume 1 can be downloaded here (PDF, 2.55MB).
Click on the links below to download the individual parts or chapters of the Report.
Part 1 – The impact of abuse and neglect (PDF, 1.28MB)
Part 2 – Victoria’s current system and performance (PDF, 1.54MB)
Part 3 – The policy framework (PDF, 657KB)
Part 4 – Major protective system elements (PDF, 5.81MB)
Part 5: The law and the courts (PDF, 1.65MB)
Part 6: System supporting capacities (PDF, 1.44MB)
Part 7: System governance (PDF, 789KB)
Part 8: Implementation and conclusion (PDF, 767KB)
The entire Volume 3 can be downloaded here (PDF, 1.28MB).