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Chief Health Officer review into lead at Perth Children's Hospital - Friday, 11 August 2017

At the request of the Deputy Premier and Minister for Health, Hon Roger Cook, the Chief Health Officer, Professor Tarun Weeramanthri, conducted a review of the strategies used to remediate the high lead levels present in the water supply at the Perth Children’s Hospital.    


The conclusions of this independent review, along with its recommendations, are contained in this report.



Perth Children's Hospital update - Wednesday, 3 May 2017

The State Government has released a technical report analysing ongoing water quality issues at Perth Children's Hospital. Read the media statement here.

The Jacobs Report has been developed by the Department of Treasury's hydraulic engineering adviser and provides a holistic view of water quality issues to date, and recommendations beyond practical completion.

The report and other supplementary documentation is below.

  1. Jacobs Report
    .pdf file (966.50 KB)
    May 03, 2017
  2. ChemCentre Report
    .pdf file (6.02 MB)
    May 03, 2017
  1. Treasury Presentation 11 May 2017
    .pdf file (761.01 KB)
    May 11, 2017
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