The office of the Western Australian Ombudsman and the Department for Child Protection and Family Support co-hosted the 4th Australasian Conference on Child Death Inquiries and Reviews in Perth on 6 and 7 November 2014.
The Conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share innovations that have strengthened child protection services and child death review practices through achieving outcomes that make a difference.
The two day conference covered a range of timely and important topics relevant to child death reviews and family and domestic violence fatality reviews through key note addresses, presentations and panel discussions.
The conference featured an official opening address by the Hon. Helen Morton, MLC, Minister for Mental Health; Disability Services; and Child Protection, an introductory address by Chris Field, Western Australian Ombudsman and closing address by Emma White, Director General, Department for Child Protection and Family Support.
The conference program is available on the Ombudsman's website.