House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs

Report

Protecting the age of innocence

Access to online pornography and wagering would be restricted through mandatory age verification, under the recommendations in this Social Policy and Legal Affairs committee report.
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Breaking barriers: a national adoption framework for Australian children

All Australian children deserve to feel safe and loved and to have a strong sense of identity and belonging. Unfortunately there are tens of thousands of Australian children in out-of-home care who need a family they can belong to. It is not acceptable that children...
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A better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence

This report provides a vision for a new family law system that is accessible, equitableand responsive and prioritises the safety of those affected by family violence.
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Revisiting recognition: report on the roundtable with Australian South Sea Islanders

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs recommends that the Australian government establish an interdepartmental working group to liaise with Australian South Sea Islander (ASSI) groups, so as to identify priority areas to address disadvantage, improve coordination with state governments...
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From conflict to cooperation: inquiry into the Child Support Program

Tabled: 20 July 2015 The House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs was asked to inquire into child support by the Minister for Social Services. The terms of reference asked the Committee to inquire into: