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Priority 2

Supporting our communities when it matters most

Our programs and services ensure South Australians are safe, empowered and connected in their communities.

Priority outcomes

  1. We deliver and fund the right services and supports at the right time.
  2. We work in partnership to provide person-centred supports that empower individuals and families to maintain and strengthen their connection with their community.
  3. We help people and households to stay safe and connected to the services and supports they need.
  4. We influence whole-of-government early action through system learning, research and evaluation, policy development and effective partnering and implementation.

Priority deliverables for 2021-22

  • Lead the Safety and Wellbeing Taskforce to deliver a culturally responsive, human-centered strategy to supporting remote Aboriginal visitors in Adelaide.
  • Progress implementation and evaluation of the new Child and Family Support System.
  • Launch the Youth Justice Child Diversion Program.
  • Expand the countering violent extremism Inclusion Intervention program for participants over the age of 25.
  • Launch the Gambling Harm Minimisation Investment Plan 2021–2026.
  • Optimise funding, programs and services to support people experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence, including through preventative measures.
  • Deliver reforms to existing programs that support vulnerable South Australians to be safe, empowered and connected in their communities.
Page last updated : 18 May 2022

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