If you are a doctor, nurse, midwife, teacher, police officer, boarding supervisor or minister of religion, you can lodge a verbal mandatory report by calling the Department of Communities - Child Protection and Family Support’s Mandatory Reporting Service on free call 1800 708 704.


By law, you must also lodge a written report. Provide as much information as possible, as this will assist with the assessment of the child’s safety.

Lodge a written mandatory report using the Department's secure

 Mandatory Reporting Web System (MRWeb).   

If there are any technical issues in submitting your report through the above portal link, Please contact the Mandatory Reporting Service on 1800 708 704 and we will assist you further.

Contact Details for the Mandatory Reporting Service:

EMAIL: mrs@dcp.wa.gov.au

POST: PO Box 8146, Perth BC 6849 WA
FAX: 08 6414 7316
PH: 1800 708 704

If you are concerned about your safety in making a mandatory report, please discuss this with your supervisor or manager and the Western Australia Police.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties in lodging your Mandatory Report, please email mrs@dcp.wa.gov.au to request a hard copy form for completion.

If you are concerned that a child is suffering physical or emotional abuse or neglect you can report your concerns using the online Professional Referral Form.





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