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Legislation resources

There are a number of resources available related to the rollout of the new Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017. 

Online training

A new online training module outlining the principles of the new Act is available for our key partners.

To sign up for the training, users will need to create a profile and fill out the following fields: 

  • username
  • password
  • first and last name
  • role (select non-government staff)

Video resources

These training videos are provided for educational and information purposes only. They provide an overview of key changes in the new legislation and are not intended to comprehensively cover the subject nor do they constitute legal advice.

You should seek legal or professional advice before acting or relying on any matter particular to you or your organisation.

An overview of the Act

More video resources


Child focus and engagement

Proactive intervention attachment and timely decision making

Departmental functions and court processes

Out of Home Care

Review (internal and external review)

Additional resources

Advice for carers

Also see Legislative changes - information for carers for more guidance. 

Advice for children and young people


Legislation Implementation Team

Email: DCP.Legislation [at] sa.gov.au