The number of children in care attending government schools is steadily declining, according to our latest education report.
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.
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.
The OPCAT bill – to prevent torture or degrading treatment of people deprived of their liberty in South Australia is currently before State parliament. After rigorous review of the bill, the Office of the Guardian believes some fundamental changes are needed if it is to be truly effective.
When we set out to learn more about reports of dual involved children and young people being held at the Adelaide City Watch House, we quickly discovered that this practice is far more common than we thought.
Guardian for Children and Young People, Penny Wright, formally announces her resignation from the role of Child and Young Person’s Visitor, as of 23rd August 2021.
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