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Recommendation number: 
9

Review the delegation of powers to enable decision making to occur at the closest possible level to the child, subject to questions of fiscal responsibility and sensitivity or complexity of the issues.

Response to recommendation: 

The South Australian Government accepts this recommendation.

As an order of priority, the chief executive, Department for Child Protection has been tasked with reviewing who can make decisions within the agency, and identifying opportunities to enable decision making to occur at the closest possible level to the child.

Lead agency: 
Department for Child Protection (DCP)
Status: 

Accepted - Phase 1

Reform theme: 
System enablers (agency reform)