Consultation Questions

We are interested in your views on the fundamental elements of the proposed Bill, including the proposed objects; proposed principles; a Whole of State Strategy for Children, Young People and their Families; and the Child Development Council.

We have prepared some questions to capture your ideas on how we can refine these fundamental elements and improve the draft Bill.

Proposed Objects
  • Of the objects proposed for the new draft Bill, what are the top 3 that you consider most important?
  • Are there any objects that you feel are missing, out of place or need revision?

Click here to download the factsheet on the Proposed Objects

Proposed Principles
  • Of the draft principles proposed for the new Bill, what are the top 3 that you consider most important?
  • Are there any principles that you feel are missing, out of place or need revision?

Click here to download the factsheet on the Proposed Principles

The Strategy and the Council
  • Are there any additional matters that you feel should be included in the proposed Whole of State Strategy for Children, Young People and their Families?
  • Mindful of the rationale for placing the Child Development Council in this new Bill, are the functions that have been proposed supportive of the intentions of such a Bill? If not, how might they be strengthened?

Click here to download the factsheet on The Strategy and the Council

Your feedback will be considered as part of the ongoing drafting process. A final copy of the Bill will be publically available when it is introduced into Parliament.

Feedback will be accepted until 5.00pm on Friday 1 September 2017.

You can provide your feedback on the draft Bill by: 

Ms Ann Marie Hayes 
Early Years & Child Development Directorate 
Department for Education and Child Development 
GPO Box 1152 
ADELAIDE SA 5001

Submissions may be published online as part of the consultation process.

If you are providing a submission by email or to the postal address, please advise if you would like it to remain confidential.