Armadale Abuse

Armadale has the highest rate of child abuse in Perth, according to Department of Child Protections Stats (“New Child Abuse Centre” by Jaime Shurmer, Comment News March 8, p6.)

345 children were in care in Armadale in 2008-09. The Dept received 3291 calls in Armadale in 2008-09. Rockingham has 163 children in care. The Parkerville Children and Youth Care Inc new centre was opened to cater for up to 600 children.

 

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POSTED 16 Mar 2011
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