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What is happening at the Ombo’s25 Jun 2019
Ombudsman Michael Barnes has tabled two reports in Parliament today, the Biennial report of the deaths of children in New South Wales: 2016 and 2017 and Review of suicide clusters and evidence-based prevention strategies for school-aged children.
The Biennial report concerns 981 children aged from birth to 17 years who died in NSW in 2016 and 2017 and the second report, Review of suicide clusters sets out what is known about suicide clusters among school-aged children, and examines current policy frameworks.Read more news