The Steering Committee for the Our Booris, Our Way review was formally established in January 2018. This was following two co-design workshops in November and December 2017 convened to establish the committee, membership, governance and the terms of reference for the review.
The Steering Committee meets formally monthly.
Public Submissions are now closed
Our Booris, Our Way sought public submissions to support the understanding and analysis of opportunities for change across the ACT child protection system.
The Review welcomed submissions from people with lived experience of Child Protection/Out of Home Care, peak bodies, advocacy groups, academics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and other interested individuals.
Who is on the Steering Committee?
The Steering Committee members are as follows:
- Barbara Causon – Chair
- Alana Harris – Winnunga Nimmityjah
- Robyn Martin – Beryl Women’s Inc
- Ray Simpson
- Peter Williams - Gugan Gulwan
- Sharon Williams – Carer
- Natalie Brown – Deputy Chair
- Caroline Hughes – ATSIEB
- Jo Chivers – ATSIEB
The Steering Committee members hold a diverse set of capabilities and lived experience in child protection and related areas such as child and women’s services, justice, legal support, human rights and service delivery.
Contacting the Steering Committee
The Steering Committee can be contacted at email@example.com or on 0466 794 197.
Terms of Reference
Interim Report August 2018
Recommendations December 2018
Recommendations May 2019
CSD Response to Recommendations
May Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 932KB] [Word 834KB]
April Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 941KB] [Word 834KB]
March Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 931KB] [Word 833KB]
February Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 929KB] [Word 829KB]
December Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 922KB] [Word 829KB]
November Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 911KB] [Word 829KB]
October Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 383KB] [Word 830KB]
September Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 451KB] [Word 828KB]
August Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 284KB] [Word 141KB]
July Communiqué Our Booris, Our Way [PDF 97KB] [Word 20KB]
June Communiqué Our Booris Our Way [PDF 95KB] [/Word 17KB]
May Communiqué Our Booris Our Way [PDF 87KB] [Word 19KB]
April Communiqué Our Booris Our Way [PDF 212KB] [Word 19KB]