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Disclosure logs

To promote greater transparency across government, the department has made available under FOI their recent determinations that contain non-personal information to the public. This process is governed by Premier and Cabinet Circular PC045

The disclosure log lists information that has been released by the agency in response to a request for access to information under the Freedom of Information Act 1991 received after 1 October 2017.

Other information released by the department can be found on the proactive disclosure of government information page

What information is available? 

The department will make information and documents available to the public that have already been disclosed to an FOI applicant. 

Some information accessed under the Freedom of Information Act 1991 is not included in this list including: 

  • personal information
  • documents or material that are exempt under Schedule 1 of the Act
  • information that can't be published due to required deletions or redactions to the documents
  • documents that are technically difficult to publish. 

Disclosure log

Date of releaseAgency referenceApplication summaryLevel of access
13 February 2018F145/17-18

Request the numbers of foster carer households and kinship care households as at 30 June 2015 and 30 December 2015.

Note: Scope of date range amended from 30 June 2015 to 31 December 2015.

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Released in full
19 January 2018F117/17-18

Copies of all statistical reports showing some or all of the following: Notifications to CARL, Screened in Notifications, notifications investigated, notifications dealt with by other means, Notifications Closed Without Action for the financial year 16/17.

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Released in full
19 January 2018F116/17-18

Request the number of FTE employed by each directorate as at 30 June 2017 and the proposed number of FTE employed by the residential care directorate as at 31 December 2017.

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Released in full
19 January 2018F115/17-18

Request a copy of all invoices, both inter department and third party, relating to Solution Based Casework, including but not limited to invoices relating to all travel expenses pertaining to implementation, training, servicing and maintenance of the system.

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Eight document identified and released in full
19 January 2018F114/17-18

Request data regarding all children in residential care both government run and non-government run for the financial year 16/17 relating to:

  • Numbers of incidents of absconding
  • Numbers of pregnancies
  • Numbers of hospital admissions
  • Property damage total or per property
  • Criminal charges broken down by offence category.

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Available data released in full
19 January 2018F113/17-18

Request government expenditure on residential care separated by government and non-government run facilities for 2016/17.

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Released in full
2 November 2017F077/17-18

Request access to all documents relating to the budget and actual spend of social media promotion by the Department for Child Protection for the 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 periods. 

Please note: scope of application changed to 2016/17 and 2017/18 periods which coincide with DCP's commencement as a standalone agency

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One document identified and released in full.
2 November 2017F076/17-18

Request access to all correspondence (emails, briefing notes etc) between representatives of the Department for Premier and Cabinet and media/communications staff within the Department for Child Protection regarding social media promotion for the period of 1 January 2014 until  present. 

Please note: scope of application changed to 1 November 2016 which coincides with DCP's commencement as a standalone agency. 

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Three documents identified. 

Two documents released in full and one in part.

Ministerial disclosure logs

The FOI disclosure logs related to the Minister for Education and Child Development are located on the Department for Education and Child Development website


Freedom of Information applications

Telephone: 8226 4399
Email: DCP.FOI [at] sa.gov.au

Freedom of Information Team
Department for Child Protection
GPO Box 1072
Adelaide SA 5001