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Children in state care

Government response to the commission of inquiry report

The South Australian government tabled its initial response to the children in state care commission of inquiry report in parliament on 17 June 2008. The government has subsequently tabled an implementation report and 5 annual progress reports in parliament.

Commission of inquiry report (children in state care)

This report deals with allegations of abuse of children while in state care and contains graphic details which may be distressing.

Complete report (PDF 2.7MB)

Audio alternatives to the summary and list of recommendations from the report are available from the department's decdchildsafe [at] sa.gov.au (Strategic Care and Policy Protection unit).

Previous reports

Counselling

Anyone needing counselling can phone Relationships Australia post-care services on 1800 188 118.