Family and Community Development

The Family and Community Development Committee is a joint investigatory committee of the Parliament of Victoria. In the 58th Parliament, its members were appointed on 16 April 2015.

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Latest News

Stage 2 Public hearings

Public hearings for Stage 2 of the Committee's Inquiry into abuse in disability services will commence on 28 September 2015. For further information please see the Hearings page.

Call for submissions - Stage 2 of Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services

The Committee is now calling for submissions to Stage 2 of its Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services. For information on how to make a submission please see the Submissions page.

Call for submissions - Helpline: A Helpline has been set up to help people to make a submission. The Helpline phone number is 1800 819 817, and information about other methods of contacting the Helpline are available on the Submissions page.

Easy Read guide: An Easy Read guide to making a submission is now available on the Submissions Page.

A video is available on the Inquiry news page of the Committee Chair Maree Edwards and Deputy Chair Cindy McLeish discussing the scope of the inquiry as the Committee commences stage 2 of its investigation.

Inquiry into abuse in disability services: Interim Report tabled

The Interim Report for the Inquiry into abuse in disability services has been tabled. To download a copy see the Report and Response page.

Latest Inquiries
Inquiry into Services for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services