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Applications for NAPCAN’s Youth Advisory Council now open!

Opportunity The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) is seeking a diverse and passionate group of young people aged between 13-25 to represent the voices and opinions of young people across Australia and help influence projects within NAPCAN. What’s the Objective? NAPCAN strongly values the voices of youth and is inspired…

July 25, 2022
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National Child Protection Week Posters 2022

The National Child Protection Week posters for 2022 have been created to represent the theme “Every child in every community needs a fair go”. Beautiful artwork received from children across Australia shows the incredible diversity in thought and representation of community. Poster 1 (Honeycomb Poster)This design represents our 2022 focus of creating a safe and…

June 28, 2022
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Neighbour Day: What’s a cup of tea got to do with protecting children? 

What’s a cup of tea got to do with protecting children?  Protecting children is about many things.  It’s about making sure that families have the economic, physical and emotional support they need to provide children with what they need to thrive.  It’s also about making sure that we all have the social supports that we…

March 21, 2022
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Ball Against Domestic Violence – Charity Basketball Event

Now is your chance to register for the Coffs Harbour BALL AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 3×3 Tournament in order to raise funds for the Warrina Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Services. Warrina provides a range of services across the Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca local government areas and the Mid-North Coast district for women and their…

October 21, 2021
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Teens and runners paving the way to prevent sexual assault and family violence. 

From a lone woman running across the outback to a group of coastal teens creating a hip hop song, the aim is the same: let’s get everyone in Australia talking about family violence and what it means to have a healthy relationship. Run Against Violence has recently joined forces with the National Association for Prevention…

April 27, 2021
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Media release: Labor Calls for Urgent Funding of Respectful Relationship Education for High Schools

TRISH DOYLE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR THE PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LABOR CALLS FOR URGENT FUNDING OF RESPECTFUL RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION FOR HIGH SCHOOLS NSW Labor has called on the Berejiklian Government to urgently fund an early intervention program that discusses healthy relationships, consent and domestic violence following alarming reports of the sexual assault of female…

March 2, 2021
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Child rights advocate announced as one of four final nominees for Northern Territory Local Hero Award

Child rights advocate announced as one of four final nominees for Northern Territory Local Hero Award The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) is pleased to announce that Northern Territory Manager, Lesley Taylor, has been shortlisted for a Northern Territory Local Hero Award as part of the 2020 Australian of the…

October 25, 2019
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Webinar – Putting children first: Changing how we communicate with parents to improve children’s outcomes

Last month, NAPCAN’s National Manager Prevention Strategies, Lesley Taylor hosted a webinar along with Derek McCormack from the Parenting Research Centre in partnership with the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS). The webinar was attended by 1050 individuals and discussed new research on effective ways to talk about parenting. It introduced new tools to help…

October 4, 2019
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ACYP is inviting entries for the NSW Children’s Week 2019 Creative Story Competition & Awards

Do you enjoy writing and storytelling? This is your opportunity to write a creative story (200-500 words) about an issue that is important to you and to other children and young people in 2019. The Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People is inviting entries for the NSW Children’s Week 2019 Creative Story…

September 16, 2019
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Putting children first: a new resource for practitioners

Thanks to the Hon Luke Donnellan, Victorian Minister for Child Protection and Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers for officially launching the Talking About Parenting resource today in Melbourne. The poster is a collaboration between the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), the Parenting Research Centre (PRC) and NAPCAN, and is designed to support practitioners…

September 4, 2019
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