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Children ‘sleeping on mattresses’ in Families SA offices due to weekend staff shortages

04 May 2016

Children have been sleeping on mattresses in Families SA offices on weekends because there is not enough staff to organise foster care or alternative accommodation, the South Australian Opposition says.

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Were you born in 1997?

02 May 2016

CREATE wants to survey YOU about how planning for your future is going.

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Families SA: Staff vacancy numbers in dispute as union warns employees ‘burnt out’

12 March 2016

Further controversy has fallen upon South Australia’s besieged state child protection agency with a dispute emerging over the number of staff vacancies that need filling.

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Addressing Multi-Generational Dysfunction in Foster Care

29 February 2016

Several years ago I read a story about a young man in Florida who killed his younger sibling.

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Information for carers about other person guardianship (OPG)

27 February 2016

The latest publication on Information for carers about other person guardianship (OPG).

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