Extracted from Hansard - House of Assembly 23 September 2021
That the final report of the committee be noted.
The Social Workers Registration Bill 2018 was referred to the joint committee on 29 November 2018, and it began hearing evidence on 30 January 2019. On 3 December 2020 I tabled the final report of the Joint Committee on Social Workers Registration Bill 2018. Twenty recommendations were made relating to the provision for the registration of social workers and the establishment of a social workers registration board with powers to investigate complaints and enforce penalties for practitioners who breach competency and ethical standards.