3131. Hon Alison Xamon to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Child Protection:
How many children in care were there in:
(a) May 2020;
(b) June 2020; and
(c) July 2020?
Hon Sue Ellery replied:
(a) On 31 May 2020 there were 5,536 children in care.
(b) On 30 June 2020 there were 5,498 children in care.
(c) On 31 July 2020 there were 5,441 children in care.