In 2015, 1 in 5 Australian children started school developmentally vulnerable on one or more domains and there has been little change in this proportion since 2009. Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more than twice as likely to be developmentally vulnerable at the start of school, and this number increases to two in five for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
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