How can those mandated to ensure the safety and well being of children is indeed the paramount consideration, when they are forced to get consent from parent(s) before sharing information?
|Katrine Conroy, Minister of Child|
and Family Development
Regrettably, what Ms. Conroy is proposing, as new policy, will effectively cut out those who may have legitimate concerns about a newborns well-being. That then calls into question her understanding of the Act which clearly states it must be interpreted and administered so that the safety and well-being of children are the paramount considerations -- and in accordance with clearly laid out principles**
A child needs protection in the following circumstances: