Residential care contributing to ‘criminalisation’ of young people
South Australia’s highly stressed child protection system is contributing to the ‘criminalisation’ of children and young people in care, a new interim report from the Office of the Guardian has found.
New Charter resources now available
We are super excited to launch our new materials for the Charter of Rights for Children and Young People in Care!
Confirmation of Penny Wright’s roles – Penny is still the Guardian and Training Centre Visitor
After my recent resignation as the Child and Young Person’s Visitor, there has been some understandable confusion. This note is to clarify that I am continuing in my other roles as the Guardian for Children and Young People, and Training Centre Visitor.
Latest education data for children in care
The number of children in care attending government schools is steadily declining, according to our latest education report.
A big thank you to kinship and foster carers
In celebration of Foster and Kinship Carers Week, we would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to all the wonderful foster and kinship carers.
Meet our new university intern
We are happy to welcome our fantastic university intern, Kellie, who will be working with the Training Centre Visitor Unit focusing on therapeutic mental health treatment for children and young people in detention.
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