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16 further recommendations accepted

14 August 2016

Today the Government announced that it would accept further recommendations from the Nyland Royal Commission Report.

The changes include:

  • Develop an Aboriginal recruitment and retention strategy in the new agency, as part of a broader workforce strategy (Recommendation 187).
  • Fund the development of a smartphone app that provides young people with up-to-date information about services and entitlements when leaving care (Recommendation 166).
  • Reinstitute the court liaison role as a strategic link between the new agency, the Family Court and the Youth Court (Recommendation 4).

Recommendations  20, 35, 48, 76, 81, 90, 92, 126, 136, 165, 200, 213, 244 have also been accepted.

Read the media release for more information.