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Recommendation number: 

Implement a structure in the new department that reduces the hierarchies between leadership and front-line workers.

Response to recommendation: 

The South Australian Government accepted this interim recommendation on 21 June 2016.

As an order of priority, the chief executive, Department for Child Protection has been tasked with reviewing and implementing a flatter structure, where streamlined communication between executive and frontline workers is encouraged.

Lead agency: 
Department for Child Protection (DCP)

Accepted - Phase 1

Reform theme: 
System enablers (agency reform)