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Kidsafe WA produces a range of bulletins and reports covering prevalent child injury topics based on injury surveillance data collected at the Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) Emergency Department. PCH is the only dedicated paediatric hospital in Western Australia and is the referral centre for paediatric illness and injury within the state. Each year approximately 20,000 children present to the PCH Emergency Department with an injury.

Bulletins and reports analyse injury trends, causes, location of injuries, at-risk demographics, treatment and prevention methods. Recent topics include Injuries Occurring in Summer, Falls, Playground Injuries and Pedestrian Injuries.

If you are working within the health, child care or another relevant sector, these reports can provide up-to-date evidence to support your injury prevention initiatives within the community.

If you would like to be notified as new WA Childhood Injury Bulletins & Reports become available (twice yearly) or know of someone else who would find them useful, please contact or visit to see a full list of bulletins and reports.

Bulletins and reports are developed by Kidsafe WA in consultation with the PCH Injury Surveillance Officer and are supported by the Department of Health WA.