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Media centre

The Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) provides services that benefit children and families in South Australia to encourage a thriving and nurturing environment.

The DECD Media Unit keeps the community engaged through the media with the latest news on various initiatives and events including updates on:

  • primary and secondary education
  • child safety initiatives
  • general information about the department. 

Contacting the media unit

All media enquiries for the education department should be directed to the DECD Media Hotline on (08) 8226 7990. This is a 24 hours operating line for media enquiries. Media may also send requests through to DECD.mediaunit [at] sa.gov.au