Appoint a Chief Executive of the new department who has strong leadership skills and recognised credibility in child protection work, and who has a direct line of ministerial responsibility.
The South Australian Government accepted this interim recommendation on 21 June 2016.
After an international search, Cathy Taylor was announced as the new chief executive of the stand-alone Department for Child Protection on 14 September 2016.
Ms Taylor commenced as chief executive on 31 October 2016. For more information about Ms Taylor visit https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/department/chief-executive-child-protection
Accepted - Completed