Date / Time

10:00 am 18/10/2021 -

11:30 am 18/10/2021


Wembley - WA. Telethon Speech & Hearing Centre


Telethon Speech & Hearing, Dodd Street, Wembley WA, Australia

Telethon Speech & Hearing, Dodd Street, Wembley WA, Australia

Over 94,000 children in WA are living in poverty. Join us to hear about research on the impact of poverty on children’s physical, social and emotional development and practical policy solutions to support WA’s children and families.

Guest presenters include:

Jay Weatherill, CEO Thrive by Five
Colin Pettit, WA Commissioner for Children & Young People
Dr Rosemary Cahill, Telethon Kids Institute
Alex Hughes & Renna Gayde, 100 Families WA
Mark Glasson, CEO Anglicare WA
Fiona Beermier, CEO Ngala

Dr Rosemary Cahill is a Life Course Centre Research Fellow and is The Early Years Initiative Evaluation’s Chief Investigator.  For a decade before joining Telethon Kids Institute in 2020, Rosemary was the Director of Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Numeracy at WA’s Department of Education.  Her career started with teaching and quickly progressed to applied research, policy development and the leadership of system-level initiatives within the WA schooling sector.  Bringing her past experience to her current role, Rosemary now occupies a fascinating professional space straddling research, policy and translation.

Mark Glasson, CEO of Life Course Centre’s National Partner, Anglicare WA.

Anglicare WA acknowledges Aboriginal people as the Traditional Custodians of this land. We pay our respects to their strength, cultural resilience and the Elders past and present.

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