Teens take a stand against violence
An innovative education program is helping teens tackle the issue of sexual assault head-on.
Enjoy drinks and canapés at a delightful venue and discover the positive impacts of our community projects.
Today, March 20 2014 is Oxfam’s National Close the Gap Day, the day aims to support Indigenous health equality by generating conversation and creating awareness about the importance of this critical issue.
The findings of the Children, Communities and Social Capital Research Report will be launched today by Megan Mitchell, the National Children’s Commissioner, at the International Symposium on Children and Communities in Canberra.
Organised by the Australian National University, the symposium will present the findings of the Children, Communities and Social Capital research which explored what children think about their communities, how they experience ‘community’ on a daily basis and what vision they have for their communities.
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.
Minister for Children and Families John Elferink today helped kick-off Children’s Week celebrations at the official launch.
This year’s Darwin launch host was Maddison Cocker, aged 12, who also hosted the event last year. Children’s Week runs from 19 to 27 October.
The week is a national event to celebrate the right of children to enjoy childhood and is a time for children to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities.
In the Northern Territory NAPCAN NT Coordinates Childrens Week. The theme is “A Caring World Shares”. Please register your event with NACPAN so we can share with others.
NAPCAN’s highly successful community service video which has been viewed over 10,000,000 times on youtube across a number of NAPCAN and partners accounts.
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.