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Please note: An article published in early January 2020 had some incorrect and misleading statements about the Inquiry draft recommendation on the social and emotional wellbeing of young children. The content of some comments and submissions appears to have relied on the incorrect and misleading statements in that article. A letter of correction has been sent to the party issuing the article:

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Counselling services

If you would like to access counselling services, please contact:

Lifeline Australia
13 11 14

Suicide Call Back
1300 659 467

Kids Help Line
1800 551 800

1300 224 636

1800 650 890

Carers Australia
1800 242 636