Governments around the country are looking to replicate a move in Queensland to abolish Structured Decision Management after it was found to disadvantage Indigenous families.

The SDM process has been used in New South Wales since 2010, and is designed to predict how likely a family will come in to contact with the Child Protection system.


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Produced By: Liam O’Connell

Featured In Story: Dr Brian Jenkins – Senior Lecturer from the School of Social Sciences at Griffith University , and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 11 April 2024