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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 and Families SA 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