A recurring theme in the royal commission’s findings about child protection in South Australia is funding -- or lack thereof. InDaily political journalist Tom Richardson reports.
Anti-adoption advocates want adoptions banned in all circumstances. But the issue is more nuanced than that, writes Centre for Independent Studies research fellow Jeremy Sammut.
As SA Premier Jay Weatherill enters the run up to the 2014 election, he's dogged by a high-profile inquiry into alleged cover-ups of sexual abuse at an Adelaide school. InDailyeditor David Washington explains.
The Brumby government is facing a fresh child-protection crisis on the eve of the state election, with bureaucrats inside the Department of Human Service's Court Advocacy Unit rebelling against the department's conditions and alleging several serious breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Our society doesn’t give as much priority to protecting children as we like to think we do, says Andrew Bartlett. We need to stop just picking on easy targets while ignoring the bigger problems.
Despite the media frenzy over Dennis Ferguson, there's much to suggest that perhaps our society doesn’t give as much priority to protecting children as we like to think we do, says Andrew Bartlett.