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Sacked former Families SA boss Etienne Scheepers (centre right) takes a back seat at a recent parliamentary inquiry behind new Education CEO Rick Persse (left) and his deputy Julieann Riedstra. Photo: Tony Lewis / InDaily

Top level executives out the door at new child protection agency

An executive-level clean-out of the new Department for Child Protection is underway, with the former head of Families SA Etienne Scheepers shown the door and his former offsider unexpectedly taking retirement.