Characters from human rights education resources

New resource explains Australia’s democratic freedoms

Secondary teachers now have access to free online educational resources exploring Australia’s democratic freedoms, thanks to a unique partnership between education not-for-profit Cool Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).The...
Thursday 23 August 2018
A child's hand holding an adults hand

Kinship care: Is there a better way?

The national Kinship Care Forum is underway today at the Australian Human Rights Commission, where an expert panel is meeting with government representatives, advocates and organisations to explore ways to overcome challenges in providing quality...
Thursday 23 August 2018
Karen Dawson-Sinclair, Megan Mitchell and Caryn Batty

Kinship carers: This struggle is real

Kinship carers have today shared their personal experiences at the national Kinship Care Forum in Sydney.The Forum, hosted at the Australian Human Rights Commission with the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA), looked at ways kinship...
Thursday 23 August 2018
Megan Mitchell, BTN Kids Rights Survey

Survey elevates voices of children in Australia

Australia’s youngest citizens will have their voices heard in a national survey.National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell is calling on children and young people in Australia to get involved in the 2018 Children’s Rights Poll.The Poll was...
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Australian children in classroom

Kids tell Commissioner about rights

National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell has been travelling around the country hearing from children and their advocates about how Australia is or isn’t advancing child rights.The Commissioner is gathering a range of views, data and stories...
Thursday 14 June 2018