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NAPCAN featured on Daniel Morcombe Foundation Podcast

Thanks to the Daniel Morcombe Foundation for the opportunity to be part of their important Keeping Kids Safe – A Bright Futures podcast series. In this episode ‘What Is the Extent of Child Abuse in Australia?’ you’ll hear from NAPCAN’s Deputy CEO, Rani Kumar, including information about the prevalence and

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Record donation from Run Against Violence for Love Bites

PRESS RELEASE – 23 NOVEMBER 2023 100,000s of volunteer hours & $400,000 in donations: proof that Australians want action on domestic violence  Australian communities understand that domestic violence impacts every single one of us and that we need to focus on prevention. That’s why individuals from all walks of life

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National Indigenous SAY NO! TO FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCE

Looking forward to connecting at the National Indigenous SAY NO! TO FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCE in Cairns, 11-13 December 2023. NAPCAN’s Sarnia Ralston will be presenting alongside PCYC Aurukun to support the Kang Kang Youth in their keynote: “Words with Action!” How Aurukun’s Kang Kang Youth are leading community

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National Family Safety Summit – Perth

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Harnessing the agency of young people: how respectful relationships education can help to create safer communities, free from violence” is the title of the powerful presentation that NAPCAN’s Sarnia Ralston, Dr. Shireen Bernstein and Meron Looney will be presenting at the National Family Safety Summit in Perth (5-8 December 2023).

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Webinar: Play, participation & poverty

WEBINAR: Monday 23 October 2023 Webinar recording is now available to watch here. Play, participation & poverty:  How our policies can create fairer, healthier futures for children & young people With Anti-Poverty Week and Children’s Week both falling in October, NAPCAN took a look at the important overlap between the

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National Summit to Prevent Child Maltreatment

National Summit to Prevent Child Maltreatment NAPCAN and expert partners are calling on the Commonwealth Government to host a National Summit to Prevent Child Maltreatment. This call recognises many years of work across the child welfare sector, including by researchers, practitioners and government agencies. Evidence from the recently released Australian

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MEDIA RELEASE – National Child Protection Week kicks off today with the clear message that ‘where we start matters’ 

MEDIA RELEASE – Sunday 3 September 2023 National Child Protection Week kicks off today with the clear message that ‘where we start matters’  National Child Protection Week starts today, 3 September, and this year’s theme is ‘Where we start matters’.  Organised by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and

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WEEK-LONG WEBINAR SERIES

What an amazing line-up of speakers we have for the National Child Protection Week webinar series this year! In order of appearance, we have: Professor Ben Mathews, QUT  Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson, Jiman & Bundjalung woman, Founder We Al-li Kylie Captain, Gamilaroi woman, Director Dream Big Education  Jess Hill, Journalist,

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Run (or walk) Against Violence – ON NOW!

RUN (OR WALK) AGAINST VIOLENCE  Keep an eye out over the next few weeks for the thousands of Run Against Violence participants who are out there running and walking to raise money to help Love Bites reach every young person in every community! Visit the Run Against Violence website to: See how

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Talking about youth homelessness this National Homelessness Week

No matter who you are or where you come from, everyone needs a safe, decent and affordable home. Homelessness is both preventable and solvable.  This National Homelessness Week (7 – 13 August), NAPCAN is focusing on the impact of homelessness on children and young people, the importance of prevention, and what

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