children jumping while teacher looks on

COAG endorses National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

The National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, welcomes the Prime Minister's confirmation that the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has endorsed National Principles for Child Safe Organisations."The National Principles for Child Safe...
Tuesday 19 February 2019
Megan Mitchell at the UN

Making history at the United Nations

The National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, appeared before the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva last week, in order to discuss her recent report on the state of children’s rights in Australia.The report...
Monday 11 February 2019
Human Rights Day Oration

Measuring success, one year since the Northern Territory Royal Commission

The Hon Margaret White AO and Mick Gooda delivered the Human Rights Day Oration in Sydney last night, to mark the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights.The event also marked one year since the Royal Commission into the Protection...
Tuesday 11 December 2018
Don Dale detention centre sign

Urgent action needed over Don Dale Youth Detention Centre

The Australian Human Rights Commission has called for urgent action after the latest incident at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in the Northern Territory.The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO and...
Thursday 8 November 2018
Kids talking with Megan Mitchell about rights

Australia’s children: report to the UN

The Australian Human Rights Commission has submitted a report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, detailing the key human rights concerns for children. The UN Committee is currently considering Australia’s progress in meeting its...
Tuesday 6 November 2018

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