Commonwealth Developments in Health Law

Issue 1: July 1981

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In 1972 a committee was set up in Tasmania by the then Attorney-General “to coordinate the activities of persons or bodies in any way involved with children under 7 years of age who had suffered or were suspected of having suffered non-accidental physical injury arising out of the wilful act or omission of any person or persons caring for them”. This Committee, called the Childhood Injury Investigation Committee, was composed of a wide range of people professionally involved with the care of families and children.


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