PeakCare Submissions – 2015

On 19th November 2015, PeakCare lodged a submission in response to a draft of the Director of Child Protection Litigation Bill 2016 in response to recommendations by the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry (Carmody Inquiry) to establish an independent statutory agency within the Justice portfolio to make decisions regarding applications for and litigation of child protection orders. View submission.

On 19th November 2015, PeakCare lodged a submission in response to the consultation draft of the Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill 2016, released by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services in November 2015 for stakeholder input on changes to court processes recommended by the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry (Carmody Inquiry). View submission.

On 16th November 2015, Peakcare lodged a submission in response to the draft Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2015-2025, identifying the state government’s reform plan to eliminate domestic and family violence over the next decade. View submission.

On 1st February 2015, PeakCare lodged a submission in response to the Criminal Law (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2015, introduced as a result of recommendations in the report Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic Violence in Queensland by the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence, to extend the types of offences covered by the Criminal Code and increase the culpability of convicted offenders. View submission.