The Australian Human Rights Commission is leading the development of a National Statement of Principles for Child Safe Organisations.
Wednesday 7 March 2018
The National Children's Commissioner produces a report every year on the state of children's rights in Australia.
Friday 2 March 2018
Every year the National Children's Commissioner creates a child-friendly summary of her Children's Rights report to federal Parliament
Friday 2 March 2018
In 2016 the National Children’s Commissioner conducted a national investigation into the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT) and how it relates to children and young people detained in youth justice centres or adult...
Friday 2 December 2016
In 2016, the Australian Human Rights Commission developed its first series of early childhood education resources. ‘Building Belonging’ is a comprehensive toolkit of resources which includes an ebook, song with actions, educator guide, posters and...
Wednesday 5 October 2016
About this projectIn 2015 the National Children’s Commissioner conducted research and consultations on the impact of family and domestic violence on children and young people. The Commissioner’s investigation involved a series of expert roundtables...
Tuesday 1 December 2015
In 2014 the National Children’s Commissioner examined how children and young people under 18 years can be better protected from intentional self-harm, with or without suicidal intent.
Monday 8 December 2014
This Charter of Rights tells you what you can expect while you are detained. The rights apply to everyone so you have to respect other people’s rights.
Tuesday 12 August 2014
On Friday 11 January 2013, Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, appointed a six-member Royal Commission to investigate Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.The Royal Commission will inquire into...
Wednesday 4 December 2013
You don’t have to put up with being treated unfairly because you’re young. There are laws to protect you against discrimination, harassment and bullying. These laws apply right across Australia.
Thursday 4 April 2013