'Missed opportunity' as 10 per cent miss out on visit for newborns

June 30 2019 - 12:00am

About 10 per cent of newborns and their families in Canberra missed out on a free home visit from the ACT government's maternal and child health service last year, in what the auditor-general says was a missed opportunity to engage with potentially vulnerable families.

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Blake Foden was a court reporter at The Canberra Times.

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