Disciplinary action taken against frontline Queensland child safety officers over the handling of 21-month-old toddler Mason Jet Lee’s case was “manifestly inadequate”, a review has found.
- Toddler Mason Jet Lee was found dead in a home days after being punched in the stomach by his mother’s then-partner in 2016
- The Public Service Commission found discipline taken against child safety employees was in no way proportionate to the seriousness of the failings to protect the boy
- It is not legally possible to take further action against any of those employees who had already faced discipline
The Public Service Commission (PSC) chief executive said, in the most significant cases, some employees should have been sacked, but there was no…