Statutory Child Protection and Care in South Australia

Committee Details

Legislative Council Standing Orders
53rd Parliament 06/05/2014 - 17/02/2018
Reported on 28 November 2017

Committee Function

A Select Committee of the Legislative Council of South Australia has been established to inquire into and report on statutory child protection and care in South Australia, including a review of Families SA management of foster care with particular reference to -
(a) How foster carers are recruited, managed and supported; and
(b) The provision of information and support to foster parents regarding the history and needs of a foster child; and
(c) Any other relevant matters.
That the Select Committee is to further inquire into and report on -
(a) the Government’s responses to the recommendations; and
(b) the implementation of the Government’s responses to recommendations, including policy and legislation in respect of the following reports -
i. the Review of Child Protection in South Australia;
ii. Children in State Care Commission of Inquiry;
iii. Commission of Inquiry (Children on the APY Lands);
iv. Select Committee on Families SA;
v. Report of the Coronial Inquest in the Death of Chloe Lee Valentine;
vi. Child Protection Systems Royal Commission; and
vii. Any other relevant report.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.