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14 September 2016

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.

1 September 2016

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.

31 August 2016

Laws covering the proposed Commissioner for Children and Young People and other agencies which advocate for children and young people will be brought together in a new Bill.

27 August 2016

The Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Bill 2016 (PDF 157KB) will reform how we undertake working with children checks in South Australia.

26 August 2016

The South Australian Government has announced the creation of a Commissioner for Children and Young People.

23 August 2016

Today the State Government announced legislative changes aimed at breaking down the artifical walls that prevent the sharing of information

23 August 2016

Artificial walls preventing sharing information which illuminates challenging problems will be broken down by changes to be put to Parliament.

12 August 2016

The State Government today announced that it would continue to support the Family by Family program, run by The Australian Centre for Social Innovation.

8 August 2016

The South Australian Government released the final report of the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission.

8 August 2016

The State Government has released the final report of the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission.

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