Child Protections Systems Royal Commission report

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Child Protections Systems Royal Commission report
The report of the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission is now publicly available.

The Commission was established in August 2014 to investigate the adequacy of the child protection system in South Australia.

Royal Commissioner Margaret Nyland and her team looked at the laws, policies, practices and structures currently in place for children at risk of harm, abuse or neglect including those who are under the guardianship of the minister.

The Commission received 374 submissions, examined 10,800 documents and conducted 74 stakeholder engagements.

Royal Commissioner Nyland made recommendations about improvements to the child protection system, with the report now available at