In July, the Australian Children’s Commissioners and Guardians (ACCG) released a Model Charter of Rights for Children and Young People Detained in Youth Justice Facilities. The model charter is based on international agreements to which Australia is a signatory, and provides children and young people in custody with an easy to understand guide to their […]

It was great news when the State Government announced that there would be no course fees to undertake a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course funded under Skills for All TAFE courses for people under guardianship or formerly under guardianship. Getting tertiary training and qualifications is a proven route to employment that can provide financial […]

In July, the Guardian released a report on Children and Young People in SA Government Schools 2007-2013 which tracks results in literacy, numeracy, attendance and enrollment. Also released in July was the Model Charter of Rights for Children and Young People Detained in Youth Justice Facilities. This charter of rights was developed by the Australian […]

Orana Incorporated is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a diverse range of training and support services to over five hundred people with disabilities and their families in South Australia.

Caring Choice provides a wide range of disability support services for children and people of all ages in South Australia.

It’s over two years now since the I have the Right flashcards for young people with disabilities were first distributed. In the intervening time hundreds of packs have gone to the adults who work with young people in care in foster homes, residential care and youth justice. Rebecca Munn, Program Coordinator – Children’s Therapeutic Accommodation […]

The Guardian’s data graphic Aboriginal children in care data report June 2014 on Aboriginal children in state care is now available from the Guardian’s website.

Australian Children’s Commissioners and Guardians (ACCG) today released a Model Charter of Rights for Children and Young People Detained in Youth Justice Facilities. The model charter is based on international agreements to which Australia is a signatory, and is designed to provide children and young people in custody with an easy to understand guide to […]

The Guardian’s report Children and Young People in State Care in South Australian Government Schools 2007-2013 tracks trends in school enrollment, attendance and literacy/numeracy of children in care in government schools. There has been a decline in the proportion of children under guardianship who attend government schools, but a rise in the actual number. There […]