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Bruce Barbour

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Keep them safe? A special report to Parliament under s31 of the Ombudsman Act 1974

This paper examines whether Community Services' capacity to adequately respond to children assessed as being at risk of significant harm has improved as a result of changes to the child protection system introduced through the former NSW Government's reform program. It is now over 18...
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Discussion paper: Review of the Freedom of Information Act 1989

This discussion paper forms part of a broader investigation by the office into the processes and procedures surrounding freedom of information in New South Wales. This investigation will also involve reviewing documents and auditing randomly-selected files from 18 different government agencies, as well as interviewing...
Discussion paper

Discussion paper: Review of the Freedom of Information Act 1989

This discussion paper forms part of a broader investigation by the office into the processes and procedures surrounding freedom of information in New South Wales. This investigation will also involve reviewing documents and auditing randomly-selected files from 18 different government agencies, as well as interviewing...
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Improving administration: the next 30 years - complaint handling, investigation and good administration

This one-day seminar was held as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Commonwealth Ombudsman. Senior representatives from the public and private sectors gathered to discuss and debate current and emerging issues in complaint handling and ombudsman oversight of administration. Speeches and presentations from...