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Inquiry Name:

Inquiry into children and young people on the Sex Offenders Register - is mandatory registration appropriate?

Date Commenced:11 Apr 2019
Inquiry Status:Current

Committee Name:

Environment and Public Affairs Committee

House:Legislative Council

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Hon. Matthew Dean Swinbourn MLC
Hon. Colin James Holt MLC
Hon. Samantha Helen Rowe MLC
Hon. Timothy (Tim) James Clifford MLC
Hon. Dr Steven (Steve) Caldwell Thomas MLC


Media Statements:

04/11/2019
Staff Members: Mr Alex Hickman, LLB (Advisory Officer (Legal))
Ms Amanda Gillingham, BA (Hons) (Research Officer)
Mrs Maddison Evans (Committee Clerk)

Contact Details

Phone No:9222 7404
Fax No:9222 7805
Postal Address:Mrs Maddison Evans
Committee Clerk
Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs
Parliament House, 4 Harvest Terrace
West Perth WA 6005
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Terms of Reference:On 10 April 2019, the Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs resolved as follows:
To inquire into mandatory registration of children and young people on the Community Protection Offender Register (known as the sex offenders register) in accordance with the Community Protection (Offender Reporting) Act 2004.
In particular, the Committee will consider the following:
(a) the current criteria for registration on the sex offenders register;

(b) the advantages and disadvantages of mandatory registration;

(c) circumstances that may not warrant mandatory registration;

(d) the approach employed by other jurisdictions; and

(e) any other matters considered relevant by the Committee.

The Committee intends to table its report by the end of 2019.


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Deadline for Submissions:
24 May 2019


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• Report No 50 - Terms of Reference: Inquiry into children and young people on the Sex Offenders Register - is mandatory registration appropriate? (11 Apr 2019)

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