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Today is Safer Internet Day!

Tuesday 5 February is Safer Internet Day. Let’s all join the Office of the eSafety Commissioner to support the theme “Together for a Safer Internet”. A great way to start is by getting to know the four Rs. Think about how you can embrace the four Rs and how you can share them with the…

February 5, 2019
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Another great prevention resource from Our Watch

Our Watch have produced a multi-purpose practitioner resource, Unpacking Violence: a storytelling resource for understanding non-physical forms of abuse and the gendered drivers of violence against women.  It includes seven narrative stories as well as guidance notes assisting practitioners in undertaking prevention activities and aims to support them in their work to increase understanding that all forms…

January 31, 2019
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Media release: Why is child abuse prevention not Australia’s number one priority?

23 November, 2018 NAPCAN: Why is child abuse prevention not Australia’s number one priority? Once again, the deaths of young children have shocked and saddened Australians. This news touches all of us, and motivates many of us to take action. The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) suggests that the only…

November 23, 2018
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It’s Children’s Week: the perfect time to think about how we can better ‘tune in’ to the children around us

It’s Children’s Week: the perfect time to think about how we can better ‘tune in’ to the children around us. Check out these simple tips for parents and carers by downloading the tip sheet below. Find out how you can be part of Children’s Week on our Children’s Week page. Download the Children’s Week Tip…

October 23, 2018
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Download Children’s Week (19-28 Oct) Poster!

Children’s Week kicks off on 19 October and will celebrate the right of children to have a say and to be heard. Download NAPCAN’s new poster (including tips for engaging with children) below:   Download poster Visit NAPCAN’s Children’s Week page

October 17, 2018
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Videos showcase inspiring NSW Play Your Part Award recipients

Thanks to the generous support of the NSW Advocate for Children and Young People, two videos have been created to showcase this year’s inspiring NSW Play Your Part Award recipients: National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) – NSW Division for: Mum for Mum – view video Mum for Mum is a weekly home…

September 11, 2018
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Open for consultation: Draft guidelines for the treatment of children and young people in the media

This National Child Protection Week we’ve talked a lot about the importance of hearing the voices of children in our communities. A big part of this is how children are represented in the media. It’s not merely a case of using the correct words or terminology; importantly, it’s also about the way children and young…

September 7, 2018
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It’s National Child Protection Week!

It’s National Child Protection Week!! NAPCAN encourages you to get involved in the week and spread the messages that: we all have a role to play in protecting children from harm, and by building stronger communities, we can create safer environments for children. A number of resources have been launched throughout the week and we…

September 5, 2018
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eSafety FREE Virtual Classrooms as part of National Child Protection Week

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is offering free virtual classrooms as part of National Child Protection Week. The “Cyberbullying and blackmail – how to speak up and stay safe” sessions support National Child Protection Week by helping students understand the part they can play in creating a safer online community for everyone. The students…

August 21, 2018
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Hey kids! Want to have a story published in the newspaper?

  National Child Protection Week (2-8 September) is all about everyone getting involved in building better communities for children and young people. An important part of this is making sure that the voices of children and young people are heard in our society, including in the media. This year we thought it would be amazing…

August 11, 2018
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