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Governor General supporting National Child Protection Week

For release: Sunday 6th September Added stress of coronavirus means National Child Protection Week is more important than ever Today is Father’s Day, which also marks the beginning of National Child Protection Week. In 2020 National Child Protection Week is celebrating its 30th year with the important theme Putting Children

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Activity sheet to create ‘meaningful moments’

How gorgeous is this National Child Protection Week colouring and activity sheet based on artwork from Luke Duffy, Kalkadoon Digital Artist, Queensland!? The artwork depicts this year’s theme: Putting Children First. It shows Elders, family, services and community supporting kids each step of the way, showing leadership and guidance so that

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Exciting Webinar Series Launched!

NAPCAN is excited to launch the official Putting Children First webinar series for National Child Protection Week (6-12 September 2020). The program features more than 30 inspiring speakers (local, national and international) across 5 days, with the aim of generating important life-changing conversations about how to boost the wellbeing of

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Add your logo to the National Child Protection Week campaign

Adding your logo to the National Child Protection Week campaign is quick and easy via our Get Involved page. Simply submit your logo and a few words about how you will support this year’s theme of Putting Children First – it’s that easy! You’ll also find posters, children’s activities, links

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Where do we go from here? A child rights-based response to COVID-19

‘Where do we go from here?’ is a question many are asking in response to COVID-19. Written on behalf of the International Society for Social Pediatrics & Child Health (ISSOP) COVID-19 Working Group (including NAPCAN Board Member, Dr Shanti Raman) this paper calls for a child rights-based response. “We need

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5-minute COVID-19 resource survey 

We are currently living in a time of extreme change.   At times like this, information can be a valuable support for families and children. But too much – or poorly explained – information can add to confusion and a sense of being overwhelmed. As the National Association for Prevention of

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Children’s Art Competition – Closing date extended to 17 May

Due to the interruptions of COVID-19, NAPCAN has extended the annual children’s art competition by one month, with the deadline now set for 17 May 2020.  National Child Protection Week starts on the first Sunday of September (6-12 September 2020) and the artworks created by children and young people (up

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