That the Senate:
(a) notes that:
(i) the week beginning 3 September 2006 is Child Protection Week, and
(ii) there have been repeated, fundamental major failures by those agencies charged with protection of children from serious abuse and neglect;
(b) urges the Federal Government to prioritise the encouragement of states and territories to develop uniform laws and strategies on child protection; and
(c) expresses support for child protection to be made a national priority and for all governments to urgently decide on ways to significantly reduce child abuse and neglect in Australia.
Question agreed to.