Open for consultation: Draft guidelines for the treatment of children and young people in the media

This National Child Protection Week we’ve talked a lot about the importance of hearing the voices of children in our communities.

A big part of this is how children are represented in the media. It’s not merely a case of using the correct words or terminology; importantly, it’s also about the way children and young people are portrayed and how we include their voices.

If you have an interest in this topic, take a look at the draft guidelines and let us know your thoughts. In particular, we’d love to include young people and media representatives in the conversation.

Together, we can create a positive framework for making sure our young people are valued and heard, and that topics relating to child abuse and neglect are treated respectfully and constructively.

Read more about the draft guidelines and provide feedback

To provide comment, or discuss, please:


Phone: 02 8073 3300

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