A child’s physical, social and psychological development from birth to 8 years sets the foundation for their health and wellbeing from childhood through to adult life.
For up to date information refer to the Commissioner's Indicators of Wellbeing data resource.
Progress update to agencies on the recommendations from the 2015 Our Children Can’t Wait report
The Commissioner's progress update indicates that the WA mental health system still does not adequately plan for, invest in, and support the mental health needs of our children and young people, and their families.
Our Children Can’t Wait: Review of the implementation of recommendations of the 2011 Report of the Inquiry into the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in WA
Report of the Inquiry into the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in Western Australia
Maternal and infant health
Developed from the Commissioner's 2014 Wellbeing Monitoring Framework
Submission to the Productivity Commission, May 2014
Inquiry into Childcare and Early Learning
Submission to the Education and Health Standing Committee, July 2009
Review of WA's current and future hospital and community health care services
Submission to the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee, February 2009
Inquiry into the Adequacy of Services to Meet the Developmental Needs of Western Australia's Children
Submission to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, September 2008
National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care discussion paper