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28 March 2017

On Tuesday 28 March 2017, the government filed amendments to the Children and Young People (Safety) Bill 2017, which is currently before Parliament.

2 March 2017

Following a lengthy formal consultation process, the state government yesterday met with the SA Alliance for Children and Young People’s Wellbeing to further discuss the Children and Young People (Safety) Bill currently before Parliament.

13 February 2017

Laws governing South Australia’s new child protection system will be debated in Parliament this week, as the State Government continues its overhaul of the child protection system.

13 February 2017

State Parliament's first sitting week for 2017 will include debate on new laws governing South Australia's child protection system.

11 December 2016

What are your responsibilities under the new legislation?

29 November 2016

The State Government will invest $432 million to deliver a new child protection system for South Australia and has tabled new child safety legislation in response to the Nyland Royal Commission.

29 November 2016

Thanks for your submissions on the Children and Young People (Safety) Bill 2016.

11 November 2016

Applications have opened for South Australia’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People.

 
3 November 2016

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.

19 October 2016

The establishment of a Commissioner for Children and Young People is now underway, after Parliament passed the enabling legislation.

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