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Mullighan Inquiry: second annual progress report

In November 2010, the South Australian Government reported to State Parliament on the progress it has made implementing the recommendations of the Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands. This was the second of five annual reports that the Government is required to table in Parliament... read on

Mullighan Inquiry: first annual progress report

On 2 December 2009, the South Australian Government reported to State Parliament on the progress it had made implementing the 46 recommendations of the Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands. This was the first of five annual reports that the Government is required to table in Parliament... read on

The Mullighan Inquiry Task Force

In 2008, the South Australian Government established a Task Force to “drive” its response to the Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands. During the first six months of its establishment, the Task Force met on nine occasions. After that, it met much less frequently... read on

Mullighan Inquiry: State Government’s Full Response

On 30 October 2008, the South Australian Government released its Full Response to the 46 recommendations contained in the report of the Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands... read on

Recommendation 33: safe houses

In April 2008, the Mullighan Inquiry recommended that a number of safe houses should be built in APY communities “for Anangu, particularly children who need short-term sanctuary from abuse”... read on

Recommendations 8 & 16: access to counselling and therapeutic services

The Mullighan Inquiry uncovered disturbing gaps and weaknesses in the delivery of counselling and therapeutic services to Anangu children. In April 2008, it recommended that long-term funding be provided to enable victims of sexual abuse to access appropriate therapeutic services... read on

The State Government’s Preliminary Response to the Mullighan Inquiry

On 24 July 2008, the South Australian Government released its Preliminary Response to the 46 recommendations contained in the report of the Mullighan Inquiry into child sexual abuse on the APY Lands... read on

Recommendation 34: child protection workers

The Mullighan Inquiry identified serious problems with the way suspicions of child sexual abuse on the APY Lands are processed and responded to. The Inquiry concluded that two child protection workers should be based on the Lands... read on

Recommendation 5: school-based social workers

In April 2008, Commissioner Mullighan highlighted the need for more social workers to be based in APY communities to help prevent child sexual abuse and minimise its broader effects... read on

Mullighan Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (APY Lands)

In June 2007, the Parliament of South Australia established an Inquiry into the incidence of child sexual abuse on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands... read on

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