Families SA: Calls unanswered, children spending nights in hotel rooms

More than 26,000 calls reporting possible abuse cases to South Australia’s child protection agency have gone unanswered in the past year.

According to data released by Families SA, in June 2016 alone 2,006 calls went unanswered while those that were answered had the caller wait an average of almost 40 minutes to talk to someone.

The first monthly report from the trouble-plagued government agency details the number of children in care, types of accommodation, and number of notifications recorded in the system and followed up…

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Source: ABC News Online