Oversight of child safety in Western Australia

Find out how the WA Government is working hard to improve the way we work to protect children.

Oversight of child related services in Western Australia

Child safety is everyone’s responsibility, monitoring the care, safety and outcomes of services for children and young people is critical to ensuring their wellbeing.

A number of agencies are responsible for the oversight of services provided to children and young people in Western Australia. These agencies carry out a range of functions, have diverse powers and have distinct mandates.

For an overview read the Commissioner for Children and Young People report (PDF, 1MB).

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Read more from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Page reviewed 13 October 2020