Your Voice at the Inquiry into School Refusal

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MHCV and Carers ACT attend the hearing for Senate Committee on Education and Employment’s Inquiry into School Refusal

Mental Health Carers Voice (MHCV) and Carers ACT were pleased to be invited as witnesses to the Senate Committee on Education and Employment’s inquiry into the national trend of school refusal and related matters on 22 February 2023. We would like to extend our gratitude to the carers who provided valuable experience and feedback for our submission. We are pleased to know that the senate committee has taken note of our submission to the inquiry and closely considered our recommendations.

You can read the full submission here, access the transcript here or watch a recording of the public hearing from 13:30:00 [Part 1] – 14:00:00 [Part 2].

Again, thank you to all carers who spoke up on this issue and helped shape out input on this issue.   Your voice was heard and appreciated!

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