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South Australia - Organisation

Department for Child Protection (2016 - )

From
2016
Categories
Care Provider, Government Agency and Government Department
Website
https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/

The Department for Child Protection was formed in 2016 when it replaced Families SA, Department for Education and Child Development. The Department was established in response to recommendations from the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission in November 2016.

Timeline

 1849 - 1886 Destitute Board
 1849 - 1910 Destitute Poor Department
 1849 - 1910 Destitute Poor Department
       1866 - 1912 Aborigines Office
       1886 - 1927 State Children's Department
       1886 - 1927 State Children's Council
       1910 - 1927 Destitute Persons' Department
             1912 - 1962 Aborigines Department
             1927 - 1966 Children's Welfare and Public Relief Department
             1927 - 1966 Children's Welfare and Public Relief Board
                   1963 - 1970 Department of Aboriginal Affairs
                   1966 - 1970 Department of Social Welfare
                         1970 - 1972 Department of Social Welfare and Aboriginal Affairs
                               1972 - 1990 Department for Community Welfare
                                     1990 - 1998 Department for Family and Community Services
                                           1998 - 2004 Family and Youth Services, Department of Human Services
                                                 2004 - 2006 Children, Youth and Family Services, Department for Families and Communities
                                                       2006 - 2011 Families SA, Department for Families and Communities
                                                             2011 - 2016 Families SA, Department for Education and Child Development
                                                                   2016 - Department for Child Protection

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Prepared by: Winsome Adam