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16 May 2019

A senior prosecutor with broad experience in criminal, civil, coronial and child protection matters has today been appointed to the Magistrates Court in South Australia.

15 November 2018

Alarming statistics on portable-pool related deaths and injuries have prompted Australian consumer law and product safety regulators to join forces with Royal Life Saving Society - Australia to remind parents and carers to make portable pools SAFE.

27 September 2018

The State Government is in the final stages of launching the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme trial, part of a suite of policies to help prevent domestic violence across the state.

13 August 2018

Tough new laws come into effect from today, aimed at better protecting children from exploitation by insidious predators.

14 June 2018

On 14 June, the Government of South Australia released its response to the Final Report published by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

24 May 2018

In recent days there has been considerable community debate about the obligations of religious institutions, priests and ministers to report suspicions that a child or young person may be at risk of harm.

29 November 2017

New laws paving the way for more effective working with children checks and greater rights for foster carers and children in care have passed State Parliament.

6 July 2017

New laws underpinning South Australia’s child protection system passed Parliament last night, improving safeguards for some of the state’s most vulnerable people.

11 May 2017

The Attorney-General has introduced a bill containing measures aimed at modernising communication within South Australia’s criminal justice system.

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