SA child protection recommendations offered by Democracy Co community panel


A community panel which has looked at South Australia’s child protection needs is urging a preventative focus rather than crisis management approach, with a boost for education services, peer support of families and a push to focus on the first 1,000 days of a child’s life.

Peka 2bA panel of 30 randomly selected South Australians was set up recently by an independent organisation, Democracy Co, in the wake of ongoing concerns about the state’s child protection system and a royal commission into failings.

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