Key partners forum

The last key partners forum was held Wednesday 8 August 2018 and focused on how the new Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 will impact Aboriginal children, families and communities.

You can download the presentations below:

  • Previous key partners forums

    Wednesday 6 December 2017

    The last key partners forum, held Wednesday 6 December 2017 included updates about the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017, its impact on children, families and service providers and implementation and progress in piloting the Child Safety Pathway and Multi Agency Assessment Unit.

    The forum included presentations from:

    • Matt Mooney - Child Safety Pathways
    • Claire Simmons - Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017
    • Questions to the panel: 
      • Brad McLeod, Director Legal Services
      • Matt Mooney
      • Claire Simmons

    You can download their presentations (PDF, 668.2 KB)

    Thursday 18 May 2017

    The last key partners forum was held on Thursday, 18 May 2017.

    The forum included a question and answer session with an expert panel of:

    • Cathy Taylor - Chief Executive of the Department for Child Protection
    • Paul Nixon - Chief Social Worker, Child, Youth and Family New Zealand
    • Rob Martin - Executive Director, Child and Family Welfare Association of South Australia
    • Craig Rigney - Chief Executive Officer, Kornar Winmil Yunti

Watch Paul Nixon's presentation

Watch the Q&A session

You can also read the responses to the questions asked (PDF, 255.6 KB) at the session.

Previous consultation

A series of focus groups were held in regional and metropolitan areas to shape key system reform priorities including:

  • Out of home care
  • Child and Family Assessment and Referral Network (CFARNS) locations
  • Child Safety Pathway

See our infographic (PDF, 62.1 KB) for a snapshot of the first round of consultation.


Reform Implementation Team