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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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Families SA on recruitment drive for people willing to foster kids in care

09 February 2016

More than 100 willing families are being called on to foster some of the state’s most vulnerable children through a $9 million recruitment drive launched today by the State Government.

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Child Protection Symposium

18 December 2015

Held on December 8, the symposium saw over 300 people working in the child protection/community services sector in South Australia come together at the Adelaide Oval.

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