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In 2017, Royal Far West, a not-for-profit organisation providing leadership in rural and remote children’s health and wellbeing, commissioned the Centre for Community Child Health to undertake a review of the health and development and wellbeing of children in rural and remote Australia.
Published in September 2017,
Reporting the Health and Development of Children in Rural and Remote Australia:
The Report emphasised the developmental, behavioural and mental health status/needs of children aged 0-12 years of age, and existing gaps in the provision of appropriate services that help address developmental needs and support children, and their families,
to reach their potential.
The review presented a range of key findings covering:
Download the full report here.
Read the summary report: The Invisible Children: The state of country children’s health and development in Australia
For more information on
Reporting the Health and Development of Children in Rural and Remote Australia, contact
Noushin Arefadib, CCCH Senior Project Officer and report co-author.
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.