The Commissioner’s functions as outlined in the Children and Young People (Oversight and Advocacy Bodies) Act 2016 include undertaking and commissioning research into topics related to children and young people. This research informs future work, projects, and advice aimed at improving outcomes for children and young people in SA. It includes making submissions and providing feedback to government on subjects relating to children and young people’s rights. Below is a series of submissions made by the Commissioner in relation to the environment and climate change. 

Submission on the Draft SA Health Climate Change Framework

In the Commissioner's conversations and interactions with children and young people across SA, she has heard their concerns about the services that affect them and their aspirations and ideas for the future of our State. They have told the Commissioner what they...