NAPCAN’s Angela Walsh with Bowraville preschoolers. The preschool receives support from UBS Optimus Foundation which ensures children are safe and ready for their future.
Article by Damon Kitney printed in The Weekend Australian, September 21, 2013.
Child abuse in Australia should be viewed the same way as smoking – as a primary health problem with huge ramifications, a child protection advocate says.
I want you all to imagine something with me. Imagine that each week an Australian is murdered at a train station.
That each week, someone’s brother or sister; mother or father is violently killed getting on or off a train. Picture it?
Now picture the public response.
Great article in the Sydney Morning Herald by Anne Hollonds who is the chief executive of the Benevolent Society. Last week I found myself reading the harrowing account of a day in the life of a Family and Community Services caseworker in the Herald. I only made it to ”10am” before I had to stop. The…
On the eve of National Child Protection Week (1-7 September), Families Australia has called for vastly more effort to make protecting children everyone’s business.
Families Australia calls on all Australian political parties to prioritise the needs of families and individuals experiencing vulnerability and marginalisation.
The National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, believes that children and young people are experts in their own live, she needs to ask the experts!
The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) works towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect, and exploitation globally. Registration and abstract submission are now open for several international conferences.
NAICD is coming up on 4 August 2013. This year NAICD is all about standing up for child rights. It’s about creating a space for people to come together and discuss Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s rights – Right Here Right Now: Our Rights Matter! It is also a day of celebration and pride…