Alternatively, you can complete the Mandatory Report Form, which is available in PDF (click here) format. Print the form for completion, and send it to the Mandatory Reporting Service via fax or post. Fax: 1800 610 614 Post: PO Box 8146 PERTH BC WA...
The current mandatory reporting requirements in Western Australia are likely to change soon. The Children and Community Services (Mandatory Reporting) Bill 2006 (WA) has been introduced to the parliament by Paul Omodei.
Dr Frank Ainsworth, Senior Principal Research Fellow of the School of Social Work and Community Work at James Cook University, conducted an analysis of the impact of mandatory reporting on child abuse and neglect in WA in 2002.
South Australia and Tasmania require that to fall within the mandatory reporting provision, physical abuse must cause
In Western Australia, mandatory reporting requirements do not apply to everyone. It is a legal requirement in Western Australia for doctors, nurses, midwives, teachers and police officers to report all reasonable beliefs of child sexual abuse to the Department for Child Protection.
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Figure 2: Overview of mandatory reporting in Australia. WA SA VIC.
Fact Sheet 9 - Mandatory Reporting - wa.gov.au www.mandatoryreporting.dcp.wa.gov.au For the most up-to-date version of this publication, please visit www.mandatoryreporting.dcp.wa.gov.au. Mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse.
... . This amendment followed concerns by the Australian Medical Association Western Australia (AMA WA) about mandatory notification
While the mandatory reporting provisions in the National Law are an important policy change, the duties covered in them are consistent with general ethical practice