The inquiry focused on ways to improve physical health, mental health and child protection outcomes for new parents and babies. The Committee also considered areas of disadvantage in relation to babies' health outcomes. Models of support for new parents in other jurisdictions and the role of technology in enhancing support services were also examined.
In the video below, Committee Chair Mr Kevin Conolly MP discusses the report's findings and recommendations:
That the Committee on Community Services inquire into and report on support for new parents and babies in New South Wales, including:
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.