Introduction to Attending the Independent Review Panel Hearing

Supporting the young person and undertaking advocacy at the IRP

This Step-by-Step Guide covers the process of an independent review panel hearing, from arriving at the venue to undertaking advocacy.

The steps in this guide:

  1. Arriving at the venue for the hearing;
  2. Meeting with the person you are supporting;
  3. Ensuring fair process at the hearing;
  4. Undertaking advocacy at the hearing.

When to use this guide

Use this guide when you have an IRP which you are attending to support the family, and you want guidance on how it will work.

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