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Corporate information

The work of the Commissioner’s office is guided by the Commissioner for Children and Young People Act 2006.

To help the Commissioner deliver the functions and requirements outlined in the Act, a range of plans and policies, which assist with the day-to-day running of the office, have been developed.

Commissioner for Children and Young People Act 2006

The work of the Commissioner’s office is guided by the Commissioner for Children and Young People Act 2006.

Our approach and priorities 2016-2020

In July 2016 the Commissioner released his five-year strategic plan to guide the work of the office. The Commissioner’s 2020–2025 strategic plan will be released in the 2020–21 financial year.

Our Work Plan 2020-2021

Annual reports

Annual report for WA's children and young people

Large print and alternative format copies of these reports, and older Annual Reports, can be obtained by contacting the Commissioner’s office

Plans and policies

The following documents outline the Commissioner’s priorities and commitment to working in collaboration with the Western Australian community with respect and understanding.

For policies and processes related to complaints please go to Complaints and feedback.

Freedom of Information 

The Freedom of Information Act 1992 has been developed to allow people to have access to government documents where appropriate and to let the public make sure personal information in documents is accurate, complete and up-to-date and not misleading.

As part of his responsibility under the Freedom of Information Act 1992, the Commissioner has prepared an Information Statement.

For people who would like to request information from the Commissioner’s office please complete the Freedom of Information Application form.

Public Interest Disclosure

Anyone can make disclosure if they believe something is wrong with the way a public authority, public officer or public sector contractor is acting, or may be going to act, which is of public interest.

For more information, or to make a disclosure relating to this agency, view the Public Interest Disclosure brochure, or complete the Public Interest Disclosure lodgement form.