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The WA Government Response to Recommendations (June 2018)

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​On Wednesday, 27 June 2018, the State Government announced its response to the Royal Commission’s 409 recommendations in:

The State Government is committed to:

  • addressing historical abuse that occurred;
  • preventing abuse from happening in the future; and
  • identifying and responding swiftly to abuse should it happen again.

Of the 409 recommendations made by the Royal Commission, 310 are applicable to the State Government. The State Government has accepted or accepted in principle over 90 per cent of the 310 recommendations. Some of these recommendations have already been addressed through past work, and for others, work has already commenced. Highlights from this work are included in case studies throughout the response document.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.