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September 2021

Building communities that keep children safe from domestic and family violence

Fri September 10, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Building communities that keep children safe from domestic and family violence Every child, in every community, needs a safe home. Yet we know that far too many children are living with violence every day. We see domestic violence as a factor in the majority of substantiated child abuse cases in Australia. This webinar will explore a vision for safer communities where children and young people are at the centre of our conversations and actions as we address domestic and family…

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AUTHOR READING: Only For Me by Michelle Derrig

Fri September 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This National Child Protection Week, Michelle Derrig will be doing a reading of her best selling picture book 'ONLY FOR ME'. Join us over Zoom with your children aged 3 to 8 years of age, to hear this wonderful book, which will very gently teach your children about consent and body safety. Only For Me is endorsed by Act For Kids (one of Australia's leading child protection organisations) and has become a BEST SELLER both here in Australia, as well…

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Protective Behaviours – WA Workshop for Parents

Fri September 10, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Child and Parent Centre Carey Park, Ecclestone Street
Bunbury, WA 6230
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Free

This workshop aligns with the Protective Behaviours program taught in WA public schools and is facilitated by Department of Education Psychologists. Key themes of this workshop: We all have the right to feel safe at all times We can talk to someone about anything no matter what it is A light lunch will be served between 12:00pm and 12:30pm.

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Queensland Workshop – Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect

Mon September 13, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (including Mandatory Reporting)  Children are safest when all the adults around them understand how to play a part in preventing abuse.  Do you understand your roles and responsibilities in preventing child abuse and neglect? Are you confident about your legal requirements to report abuse? How would you respond to a disclosure, or help a child or family at risk?  Can you identify early signs or risk factors?  Are you aware of the little things that…

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Queensland Workshop – Creating Child Safe Organisations

Mon September 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Organisations play a key role in keeping children safe and helping them thrive.  Is everyone in your organisation putting the needs of children first?  Are you confident that you are meeting all your state and federal requirements for becoming a child safe organisation?  Are you familiar with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and what they mean for you?  Could you do more to engage parents and children in your work?  Do you have child-centred policies and procedures in…

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Kyabra Family Fun Day

Wed September 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Free Family Fun Day to celebrate and raise awareness for Child Protection Week. There will be free activities, food, entertainment and stalls from many services in the area with activities and games for those attending to play and do. There will be a petting zoo, emergency vehicles and much more. Please bring a few gold coins if you would like to purchase a raffle ticket with a huge amount of great gifts and to make a donation to the morning…

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October 2021

Anti-Poverty Week Community BBQ – Qld launch

Sun October 17, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hope on Boundary Cafe 170 Boundary Street, West End, 170 Boundary Street
West End, Queensland 4101 Australia
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Free

Join us for a free community BBQ to launch Anti-Poverty Week in Queensland. 12.30pm Sunday 17 October Hope on Boundary Cafe 170 Boundary Street, West End  

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Free Webinar: Keeping Children Safe from Poverty

Mon October 18, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Keeping Children Safe from Poverty Children can thrive and be healthy when they have what they need to develop well. To treat all of Australia’s children fairly, we need to ensure every family has enough money to cover the basics and a secure roof over their heads. According to the latest data, approximately 774,000 children or 1 in 6 Australian children aged 0-14 years live in poverty. This figure is way too high for a wealthy country, which was rated…

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Darwin – Creating Child Safe Organisations Workshop

Tue October 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

All children have the right to be safe and to feel safe all of the time. A child safe organisation values children and is committed to treating their needs and their safety as the top priority. It means taking serious proactive steps to prevent physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect or any kind of harm. Child Safe Organisations move beyond safety and demonstrates a commitment to children's/young people's wellbeing. They are committed to creating environments where children/young people experience genuine…

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Darwin – Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect Workshop

Wed October 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (including Mandatory Reporting)  Children are safest when all the adults around them understand how to play a part in preventing abuse.  Do you understand your roles and responsibilities in preventing child abuse and neglect? Are you confident about your legal requirements to report abuse? How would you respond to a disclosure, or help a child or family at risk?  Can you identify early signs or risk factors?  Are you aware of the little things that…

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Children’s Week 23-30 October 2021

Sat October 23, 2021 - Sun October 31, 2021

Children’s Week is a national celebration of children’s rights, talents and citizenship held on the fourth Wednesday of October in Australia to coincide with Universal Children’s Day.  Each year the theme of Children’s Week highlights a particular Children’s Right. The Theme for 2021 is Article 15 – ‘Children have the right to meet together and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.' Children’s Week is run by different organisations in…

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Palmerston Children’s Week

Tue October 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Palmerston Recreation Centre, 11 The Boulevard
Palmerston,
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Free

Join us in the air-conditioning for face-painting, jumping castle, art and craft activities, story-time, cuddly critters and much more!

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Darwin – Free Family Fun Day (babies to age 5)

Wed October 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Alexander 152 Alec Fong Lim Drive East Point, NT 0820, Lake Alexander 152 Alec Fong Lim Drive East Point, NT 0820
Darwin, NT 0820 Australia
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Free

Children' s Week Free Family Fun Events! *For babies and children up to 5 years old About this event 9.00 am - 12.00 pm, 27 October Lake Alexander, East Point Reserve | Fun Bus | Jumping Castle | Disco with DJ Slinky | Arts & Craft Activities | Fun & Games | Storytime | Free Sausage Sizzle - 9.30am Storytime - 4.00 pm Upai Purru Dance Group Download the flyer and show it to your friendly bus driver to receive…

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Smile-A-Mile Children’s Fun Day

Thu October 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Smile-A-Mile Children's Fun Day  9am - 12pm Thursday 28 October 2021 Freds Pass Lakeview Hall Carnival Games Baby & Toddler Space Community Information Stalls Children's Entertainment Art Activities Sausage Sizzle    

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Darwin Free Family Fun Event (Babies to age 12)

Sat October 30, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Darwin Waterfront, Kitchener Drive
Darwin City, 0800
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Free

Children's Week Free Family Fun Events! *For babies and children up to 12 years old About this event For babies and children up to 12 years old 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm Darwin Waterfront Precinct   | Water slide | Jumping Castle | Disco with DJ Slinky | Fun Bus | Circus workshop with Tip Top Circus | Giant Cubby houses to colour in   - 3.30 pm Darwin Performance Academy - 4.00 pm Ballet Dancing with Baby Ballet Darwin…

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Hoskings Halloween Hit at Gardens Tennis

Sat October 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gardens Tennis Club 47 Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens NT 0820, 47 Gilruth Avenue
The Gardens, 0820 Australia
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$5.00

Family fun and games with a Halloween theme. Prize for best dressed individual, family and lucky door prize. Tennis equipment supplied, other games included. 6pm - 9pm Saturday 30Oct21. All welcome, BBQ and Bar available. 47 Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens NT

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November 2021

Let’s Raise Our Voices Webinar

Fri November 5, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Children and young people thrive when they have the opportunity to fully participate in their community and broader society.  Join us for a conversation about the importance of raising the voices of young people and how we can work together to make sure this happens.  We’ll hear from:  The Raise Our Voice campaign and learn more about the Youth Voice in Parliament project, which invited children and young people to submit speeches to their MPs and Senators to be presented…

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December 2021

16 Days of Activism Webinar – the many faces of prevention

Thu December 9, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

In support of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, NAPCAN is hosting the webinar: The many faces of prevention – putting a stop to domestic and family violence before it starts Thursday 9 December 10.30am – 12.00pm AEDT (9.30-11.00am AEST) REGISTER NOW Despite increasing public awareness, not enough has changed in regard to the prevention of domestic and family violence and sexual assault. Join us for a conversation, facilitated by Hayley Foster (CEO, Full Stop Australia), about the ways we…

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May 2022

Kyabra Free Family Fun Day

Fri May 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Come help us raise awareness for Child Protection Week at Kyabra's Free Family Fun Day. The event will have many stalls and activities run by organisations in the South East Queensland Area. There will be free food, show bags, face painting, a jumping castle, animal farm and many arts and crafts activities. This day is completely free and everybody is welcome to come and share in the fun.

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Qld Love Bites Community of Practice

Mon May 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

NAPCAN's Love Bites Respectful Relationships Education program plays a big part in the primary prevention of family and domestic violence in Queensland. This Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, we would like to take the opportunity to bring our Love Bites community together in an online community of practice via Zoom. The event will have an informal format with a focus on sharing information. This will include: - an update from NAPCAN about Love Bites (including the new manual and…

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