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Ireland: Rabbitte calls for additional resources to support mandatory reporting
Fianna Fail – August 07, 2017
“We completely support the introduction of mandatory reporting, which is part of the Children First legislation. However, introducing mandatory reporting will naturally lead to an increased workload for Tusla. When mandatory reporting was introduced in New South Wales, it led to a 600% increase in complaints”, explained Deputy Rabbitte. “Resources already seem to be stretched within Tusla, and there is no doubt that the agency would become even more strained with the addition of this extra work.