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Joy Burch says “Liberals misrepresented child protection report”

By Ruqi - 14 December 2011 2

In November the Liberals’ Vicki Dunne claimed that 59% of young people in care had not been seen by their own caseworkers in over a year, based on Annual Review Reports for 202 young people and children.

Joy Burch is now assuring us that this is a misrepresentation of reports that weren’t intended to be used for such a cause.

Instead, case files for each young person are more accurate.

“An analysis of case files for the 2010-2011 reporting period showed that the direct contacts made with children and young people in care occurred for 739 of the 758 children and young people on orders during 2010-2011, or more than 97 per cent of cases,” Ms Burch said.

Face-to-face meetings between children and young people and their caseworker occur at least annually in 97% of cases.

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2 Responses to
Joy Burch says “Liberals misrepresented child protection report”
Thumper 10:46 am 14 Dec 11

schmeah said :

Yes! Burch v Dunne slam fest .. let me get comfortable!

Burch will just stick her fingers in her ears and go ‘la la la la la.’

schmeah 10:10 am 14 Dec 11

Yes! Burch v Dunne slam fest .. let me get comfortable!

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