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Adam Reilly

Deputy Chief Executive, Department for Child Protection

Adam Reilly is the Deputy Chief Executive of the Department for Child Protection in South Australia. Adam is a proud Murrawarri man, with 25 years’ experience working in State and Federal Government all over Australia. Before his appointment at the department he most recently spent several years working in senior roles for the Department for Families, Fairness and Housing in Victoria.

As the first Aboriginal Deputy Chief Executive for child protection in South Australia he is determined to improve the over-representation of Aboriginal children and young people in care. He is working with Aboriginal staff and external Aboriginal stakeholders to establish the best possible cultural knowledge and capacity to support true self-determination for families, children and young people.

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