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Supporting vulnerable young people longer

Shadow Minister for Families and Child Protection Rachel Sanderson is calling for a community conversation regarding the pros and cons of making adoption in South Australia easier.

Working with children checks

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Government to dump plans to force people to apply for a new working with children check before their current check expires.

Deadline for Weatherill on new Department

Jay Weatherill must have established a new Department of Child Protection before State Parliament resumes on the 20th of September or hand in his resignation.

Beds for vulnerable children

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Government to abandon its plans to spend $15 million building a new office for Families SA at the former Smithfield Plain high School site.

Emergency care in SA must be reformed immediately

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately begin reforming South Australia’s emergency care system.

Blowing the whistle on Families SA’s failures

The State Liberals have received a steady stream of confronting information from concerned Families SA employees about a string of mismanaged child protection cases in the wake of the Hillier tragedy and the Royal Commissioner’s determination that Families SA should be removed from the Education Department.

Families SA must be fully staffed

The State Liberals are demanding Premier Jay Weatherill ensures Families SA is fully staffed as
soon as possible.

Minister’s cold shoulder to grieving grandparents

The State Liberals have released an email sent by the paternal grandparents of the children involved in the Hillier tragedy to the Minister for Child Protection Reform John Rau on June the 5th that the grandparents claim the Minister is yet to reply to.

Families SA’s role in Hillier tragedy must be examined

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately begin investigating Families SA’s handling of the Hillier tragedy and present a report to State Parliament next week.

Hindley St at night no place for children

The State Liberals are extremely concerned about the proposed reduction to the opening hours of police stations across the Adelaide metropolitan area.