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Queensland Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

May is Queensland Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month (DFVP Month), which is all about engaging everyone in the community to send a clear message that violence will not be tolerated. As a reminder about the impact of violence on children, download NAPCAN’s brochure: Domestic and Family Violence Hurts Children Too. This Queensland Domestic and…

May 15, 2019
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Join us in supporting National Families Week (15-21 May)

We know that children thrive when their families get the support they need and that families do best when they’re part of connected communities with access to support. Parenting can be like navigating waters – everyone may experience bad weather from time to time but with the help of lighthouses and safe harbours, we can…

May 13, 2019
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Download Youth Week resources in time for NT Youth Week on Monday!

Northern Territory Youth Week (or NTYW) is an annual celebration of young people across the Territory and involves a range of fun and exciting events and activities. NTYW 2019 will run from Monday 8 April to Thursday 18 April 2019 and the theme is Living in Colour. To celebrate Youth Week in the NT, NAPCAN…

April 5, 2019
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Queensland Youth Week (3 – 14 April 2019) starts on Wednesday!

Queensland Youth Week (3 – 14 April 2019) starts on Wednesday! This year we are showcasing some of the fantastic artwork created by young people as part of the Love Bites Respectful Relationships program. We’re also providing a template for Love Bites communities to insert their own artwork as part of Youth Week to celebrate…

April 1, 2019
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Exciting new partnership between Love Bites in the Sutherland Shire and the Cronulla Sharks!

An exciting new partnership was announced last month between the Cronulla Sharks and Love Bites in the Sutherland Shire! As part of this partnership, Sutherland Shire Family Services will receive funding for a part time Love Bites coordinator in their area. In addition to this, Sharks Co-Captain Wade Graham has volunteered his time in becoming an…

March 6, 2019
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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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