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Goal 1: Aboriginal children are born healthy and thrive

The first 5 years of a child's life are fundamental to shaping their future.

Delivering better maternal and early childhood services means removing barriers, promoting genuine and effective partnerships and supporting Aboriginal families to access culturally safe services.

1.1 Improve maternal and infant health

1.1.1 Babies born with low birth weight

1.1.2 Babies born preterm

1.1.3 Perinatal deaths

1.1.4 Maternal smoking during first 20 weeks of pregnancy

1.2 Children thrive in their first 1,000 days

1.2.1 Participation rates for Maternal and Child Health at key ages and stages of consultations

1.2.2 Attendance at Koori Maternity Services

1.2.3 Immunisation rates

1.2.4 Participation of 0–5 years children in Supported Playgroups (SPG)

Reviewed 11 October 2023

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