- Contacts and locations
- Engagement and consultation
- Policies and guidelines
- Publications and resources
- Access and inclusion
- Child and Youth Services
- Exceptional Needs Unit
- ASSIST Therapy Services
Other ENU work
Exceptional Needs Executive Committee
The Exceptional Needs Unit (ENU) convenes the Exceptional Needs Executive Committee (ENEC).
This committee is an across-government senior officers' group leading high-level, strategic oversight of contemporary government policy and service responses to people with high and exceptional needs.
Research and projects
The ENU conducts and contributes to research, policy and practice analysis.
We also undertake activities to inform the broader agenda on issues around people with exceptional needs.
Tip of Another Iceberg (2014)
Vulnerable Young People Exiting Guardianship of the Minister Report (2015)
People with Intellectual Disability and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system
In November 2013, Professor Eileen Baldry from the University of New South Wales accepted an invitation from ENEC to visit them in Adelaide, South Australia. She gave a powerful presentation about People with Intellectual Disability and other cognitive disability in the criminal justice system
The event was video recorded and a USB containing the full presentation is available at no cost on request to the Exceptional Needs Unit. You may also download just Professor Baldry's PowerPoint presentation at Lifecourse institutional pathways for people experiencing disadvantage and disability.
Offender Management Plan
Offender Management Plan co-presentation to national criminal justice conference
Vulnerable Persons Framework
APY Steering Committee PSB subcommittee
Aboriginal Disability Justice Campaign
Public Health Association of Australia – National Complex Needs Alliance
The Exceptional Needs Unit was summonsed to appear before and make representation to the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission.
Phone: +61 8 8448 4610
Fax: +61 8 8448 4601