News

Liberals welcome Coroner’s findings and recommendations

The State Liberals welcome today’s findings and recommendations from Coroner Mark Johns into the tragic death of Chloe Valentine.

Protecting our most vulnerable children

Minister for Education and Child Development Susan Close has failed her first test by refusing to guarantee that two shocking errors made by Families SA during the Chloe Valentine are not being repeated.

Families SA workers hung out to dry

The Weatherill Government’s snails pace audit of the suitability of 102 Families SAe mployees to work with children is creating deep levels of distress amongst the affected
 staff.

Labor must restructure Families SA

Evidence provided to the Select Committee on Statutory Child Protection and Care in South Australia has raised concerns about the current structure and responsibilities of Families SA.

Answering for child protection failures

Minister for Education and Child Development Jennifer Rankine has refused to answer a series of simple but important questions regarding the crisis in child protection services in South Australia.

Christmas 2014 Newsletter

Welcome to the 2014 Christmas edition newsletter. This is a great way to keep you updated on what has been going on in your area and the major topics being discussed in Parliament.

Child protection failure

As the State Coroner was hearing evidence of the failure of Families SA in the shocking case of Chloe Valentine another disturbing revelation about the Weatherill Government’s incompetent handling of child protection in South Australia emerged in State Parliament.

Weatherill Labor Government’s belated review into Prospect school zones

Liberal Member for Adelaide, Rachel Sanderson, has welcomed the Weatherill Labor Government once again following the State Liberals’ policy lead, this time instigating a belated review into Prospect school zones.

HTTA shows its true colours

The State Liberals have accused the Housing Trust Tenants Association (HTTA) of abandoning the Housing SA tenants living in the contamination zone in Clovelly Park.

Taxing the spirit of volunteers

Screening and background check application charges for volunteers will soar by 33 per cent as part of this year’s State Budget.