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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 (the Act).

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.

Strategic Plan 2024-2027

The Strategic Plan 2024-2027 outlines the focus areas of the Commissioner and guides the work of the Commissioner's office. 

Annual reports

The Commissioner's Annual Report 2022-23 has been tabled in State Parliament.

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Previous Annual Reports:

Large print or alternative format copies of these 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 their 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.

To make a Public Interest Disclosure about the Commissioner’s office please complete and lodge this form