Department of Human Services

Safeguarding Task Force

The State Government announced a 12-member task force to examine gaps in oversight and safeguarding for people living with disability in South Australia.

The task force, appointed by the Minister for Human Services and co-chaired by Disability Advocate, Dr David Caudrey and Disability Rights Advocate, former MLC, Kelly Vincent, will make swift recommendations to the Federal and State Governments.

July report

Safeguarding Task Force Report - 31 July 2020

Safeguarding Task Force Report - 31 July 2020 (PDF 1.4 MB)

You can email the Task Force at disability.advocate@sa.gov.au.

Easy Read July report

Coming soon.

Feedback on the July report

The Task Force welcomes and will consider feedback and submissions on this report until 14 September 2020.

Send your feedback submissions requests for hard copies of the July report to disability.advocate@sa.gov.au or phone (08) 8342 8200.

The task force will deliver a final report at the end of September 2020.

Interim Report

Safeguarding Task Force Interim Report 15 June 2020 (PDF 839.8 KB)

Safeguarding Task Force Terms of Reference

Easy read interim report

Safeguarding Task Force Interim Report 15 June 2020 - Easy Read (PDF 5.3 MB)

Safeguarding Task Force Interim Report 15 June 2020 - Easy Read - no pictures (DOCX 39.4 KB)

You can email the Task Force at disability.advocate@sa.gov.au.

Latest News

3 August 2020

Safeguarding gaps actioned as final report handed down

16 June 2020

All taskforce interim report recommendations supported in-principle

21 May 2020

New taskforce members announced, work to start immediately

18 May 2020

New disability taskforce to be established

Page last updated : 03 Aug 2020

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