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Mother left in the dark by DHS over son's injuries

The South Australian Department of Human Services did not grant the mother of a man with autism access to a report into how he acquired a large unexplained bruise while living in disability care, telling her the investigation was “inconclusive” and she would have to file an FOI request for the details, an inquiry has heard.

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Vigil for Ann Marie Smith anniversary

Mourners and disability advocates gathered on the steps of Parliament House Tuesday night to mark the one-year anniversary of Ann Marie Smith’s death, vowing to ensure no other disabled person suffers the same fate.