Posts for "child protection" tag

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Commissioner for Victims Rights

The Paper Tracker interview on 14 April 2014 with South Australia’s Commissioner for Victims Rights, Michael O’Connell, focused on the capability and will of agencies and organisations to ensure and protect the rights of victims,... read on

Child protection protocols under review

Two months after a review of the APY Lands child protection protocols began, its Terms of Reference have not been finalised... read on

Government responses to Mullighan Inquiry

In 2007, the South Australian Parliament established an inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands. This included setting up a process for monitoring government responses to the inquiry’s 46 recommendations... read on

Child protection jobs still empty on APY Lands

The Mullighan Inquiry called for two child protection workers to be based on the APY Lands to respond to mandatory notifications of suspected sexual abuse. While the State Government continues to claim that it has ‘fully implemented’ this recommendation, for the past year both of these positions have stood empty... read on

Interview with Dr Jon Jureidini

Dr Jon Jureidini is the Senior Child Psychiatrist with the SA Government’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program (CAMHS). In this interview, he talks about the mental health of children and young people in Anangu communities... read on

More counselling services for APY children

A recent State Government funding announcement should make it easier for children and young people on the APY Lands to access counselling and therapeutic services... read on

Interview with Ben Stewart and Shane Pilot

Ben Stewart and Shane Pilot from the SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure discuss the origin and roll-out of a “child restraint project” on the APY Lands.... read on

Recruiting child protection workers for the APY Lands

The Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands called for two child protection workers to be based on the APY Lands to respond to mandatory notifications. On 6 May 2008, the State Government accepted this recommendation... read on

Mullighan Inquiry: fourth annual progress report

In November 2012, the South Australian Government reported to State Parliament on the progress it had made implementing the recommendations of the Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands.This was the fourth of five annual reports that... read on

Recommendations 6, 7, 12, 20 & 23: child protection protocols

In April 2008, the Mullighan Inquiry found that a significant amount of child sexual abuse on the APY Lands was not reported or adequately responded to. The Inquiry called for substantial improvements in the way government agencies and non-government organisations handle disclosures of abuse... read on

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