A man referred to the Department of Child and Family Services – and fired – for allegedly abusing a child ended up working for the child protection agency months later where he was reported for similar behaviour.
Premier dissolves ministry probing child abuse allegations, sacks minister
Minister "disappointed" but vows to work diligently in the backbench
Premier David Burt has dissolved the ministry of social development and sports, and fired its head Michael Weeks, raising concerns about an ongoing investigation into the department of child and family services. In a wide-ranging cabinet “reconfiguration” the Premier also assumed responsibility for the nascent fintech industry, handed finance to newcomer Curtis Dickinson and brought…...
Government continues stonewalling on DCFS investigation
Claims answering questions will 'prejudice' the probe; key people yet to be contacted
Days after casting its investigation into the Department of Child and Family Services as purely a human resources matter, the Social Development Ministry has suggested it is looking into several matters including child abuse allegations we brought to their attention. And, despite insisting the investigation is “ongoing”, there are no indications that an inquiry has […]