The State Liberals have welcomed AnglicareSA’s campaign Home Stretch to give young people the
option of staying in care until 21 and urged the Weatherill Government to drop its resistance to this
In the wake of the Weatherill Government’s announcement of new psychological testing for child
protection workers the State Liberals are calling for the release of the Hyde Review and the review into the how a child protection worker red flagged by Mal Hyde returned to work before being charged with subsequent child abuse offences.
A $27 million increase in the cost of emergency care provided by Families SA in the last year detailed in the Auditor-General’s Report illustrates the depth of the crisis confronting child protection in South Australia.