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Effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs

Committees submitted to
Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs

Australian Human Rights Commission submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs 

The Commission welcomes the opportunity to make comments to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs in relation to its inquiry into effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. This submission touches on a number of matters listed in the inquiry’s terms of reference but focuses primarily on the prevalence of, and approaches to, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Indigenous communities, a topic contained within item (h) of the terms of reference.