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Welcome to PERCAN

Pursuit of Excellence In Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect In Western Australia

The PERCAN project supported by Lotterywest will be closing in early 2023.

To learn more about the project’s significant work and outcomes, please contact project partners the Australian Centre for Child Protection, or Parkerville Children and Youth Care.

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How big are the issues?

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    1 in 4 Australian children will experience abuse and/or neglect by the age of 10 years.

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    Up to 27% of Australian females and 12% of males report experiencing childhood sexual abuse

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    Western Australia has the second highest rate of child sexual abuse in Australia