As the year comes to an end, our team has paused to reflect on the things we have been grateful for over the last 12 months. And there are plenty of things to celebrate!
We are excited to announce that our Principal Training Centre Advocate, Dr Simone Deegan, has been awarded the New Scholar Prize by the Australian and New Zealand Society for Criminology.
We recently received a beautiful poem from a young person after he was inspired by a visit to one of Adelaide’s beaches in winter with his carers.
The number of children and young people being arrested and detained in police cells is ringing alarm bells and highlights the significant gap in oversight of places of detention for young people outside the youth justice centre.
A group of young care leavers recently accepted the award for The voice of children and young people at the inaugural SA Child Protection Awards. We sat down with two members of the group to find out more about their work and their contribution to improving the system for current and future children and young people in care.
For the fourth year in a row, safety and stability remain the top presenting issues from children and young people living in South Australia’s child protection system, according to the Guardian for Children and Young People Annual Report 2020-2021.
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