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Combining Children And Policy

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The Northern Territory Government has released its 10 year Child and Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plan.

It'll provide the framework to improve the lives of children and young Territorians 0-24 years of age.

It incorporates a number of areas including housing, education, youth justice, child protection, police and domestic and family and sexual violence.

Priority action areas of the 10-year plan include:

· Children and young people are provided the best opportunities in life

· There are healthy, safe and sustainable communities and places

· Health and wellbeing are improving

· Health equity for Aboriginal children and young people is increasing

· Children and young people receive high quality support when and where they need it

The Plan is available online at https://health.nt.gov.au/professionals/child-and-youth-health-health-professionals or alternatively information can be found by emailing [email protected]

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