Commissioner Helen Connolly has today released her fourth annual series of reports on South Australia’s progress toward meeting recommendations made by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. The evidence suggests that despite activity across all portfolios there has been no real improvement over the last year.

Released each year to coincide with International Human Rights Day (10 December) the reports examine South Australia’s progress in relation to Child Health, Child Justice, Child Protection, Education, Physical Punishment, Disability, and the Environment, highlighting the areas in which the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has expressed concerns about Australian laws and practices.

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Download Suite of 2023 Child Rights Progress Reports Executive Summary
and a compilation of all seven reports via the link below:
2023-Child Rights Progress Reports