Today’s media update focuses exclusively on the findings of the Coroner regarding the death of Hayley, a toddler known to child protection who died of injuries that were inflicted at her home in July 2009. The Coroner has made six recommendations for change to help prevent deaths in similar circumstances in the future.
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- Toddler’s death must bring change: coroner, AAP (The Age online), 19 October 2011
- The system failed little Hayley, The Age (online), 19 October 2011
- Cops, bureaucrats failed tragic toddler Hayley – coroner finds, Herald Sun (online), 19 October 2011
- Child protection failed toddler: coroner, 774 ABC Melbourne, 19 October 2011
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