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Celebrate Children’s Week (19 – 27 October 2019)

‘Children’s health starts with healthy communities’ is the message of this year’s Children’s Week, based on the theme that:  ‘You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well’. (Article 24 of

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Putting children first: a new resource for practitioners

Thanks to the Hon Luke Donnellan, Victorian Minister for Child Protection and Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers for officially launching the Talking About Parenting resource today in Melbourne. The poster is a collaboration between the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), the Parenting Research Centre (PRC) and NAPCAN, and

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NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION WEEK TO PUT SPOTLIGHT ON ATTITUDES

This Sunday is Father’s Day, which also marks the beginning of National Child Protection Week across Australia. The national association organising the week has called on Australians to put children first and give parents the support they need to do the important job of raising children. See attached media release

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Safe Harbours for Families: NAPCAN launches new video resource

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/BOZqGRcKov8″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Safe Harbours for Families is the title of NAPCAN’s latest short film, created to support the theme of National Child Protection Week 2019 that: “Children thrive when their parents have the support they need to navigate life’s choppy waters.” The film is based on the Science of Talking About Parenting research

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Get ready for National Child Protection Week (1-7 September 2019)

National Child Protection Week is coordinated by NAPCAN starting on Father’s Day on the first Sunday of September (1-7 September 2019). The aim of the week is to engage members of the community in supporting families and protecting children. In 2019 National Child Protection Week focus on introducing a ‘child

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Love Bites on the Central Coast Awarded Federal Government Funding

A message from David Nichols, Central Coast Love Bites Coordinator: An exciting development for the Love Bites program on the Central Coast, with The Federal Government awarding funding of $768,208 over the next two years! I want to take this opportunity to congratulate the Love Bites community on the Central

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Small businesses playing their part

This Queensland Small Business Week (27 – 31 May) let’s join together to recognise the important role of small businesses in Queensland – not only for our economy, but also for our communities. Children thrive in communities that are friendly, safe and connected, and small businesses play an important part

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Neighbourhood Centres are like safe harbours for families

To celebrate the theme from Neighbourhood Centre Week earlier this month – “Bringing People Together – What Neighbourhood Centres Do Best” – NAPCAN has created the following poster to highlight how important this work is for families and children.   Neighbourhood centres play a special role in building the types

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