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State Parliament's first sitting week for 2017 will include debate on new laws governing South Australia's child protection system
What are your responsibilities under the new legislation?
Thanks for your submissions on the Children and Young People (Safety) Bill 2016.
Applications have opened for South Australia’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People.
The Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Bill has been passed by Parliament, strengthening background checks for people wanting to work or volunteer with children and young people.
The establishment of a Commissioner for Children and Young People is now underway, after Parliament passed the enabling legislation.
A package of legislative reforms was introduced into Parliament today, responding to recommendations from the Nyland Royal Commission report, The life they deserve.
Today the South Australian Government announced that Queensland-based child protection expert Cathy Taylor has been appointed as Chief Executive of the new Department for Child Protection.
The draft Children and Young People (Oversight and Advocacy Bodies) Bill 2016 (PDF 182KB) aims to strengthen the oversight of child protection matters in South Australia, and ensure greater advocacy for the rights and wellbeing of children.
The Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Bill 2016 (PDF 157KB) will reform how we undertake working with children checks in South Australia.
The South Australian Government has announced the creation of a Commissioner for Children and Young People.
Today the State Government announced legislative changes aimed at breaking down the artifical walls that prevent the sharing of information
Today the Government announced that it would accept further recommendations from the Nyland Royal Commission Report.
The State Government today announced that it would continue to support the Family by Family program, run by The Australian Centre for Social Innovation.
Child wellbeing practitioners today began delivering an early intervention program in our public schools.
The South Australian Government released the final report of the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission.