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Effects of family and domestic violence on children and young people

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 to Tuesday 5 June 2018
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Intentional self-harm and suicidal behaviour in children

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 to Tuesday 5 June 2018

Child-friendly version of the Children's Rights Report 2014

In December 2014, the National Children's Commissioner published a child-friendly version of her Children’s Rights Report 2014. The child-friendly report is a short, easy-to-read summary of the contents of the National Children's Commissioner's...
Monday 8 December 2014 to Wednesday 31 December 2014

Privacy resources

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (the CRC) gives children and young people special rights to privacy, and in some cases these rights should be protected by the law.Article 16 of the CRC states:1. No child shall be subjected to arbitrary or...
Monday 17 November 2014 to Tuesday 30 December 2014
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Statement of Intent on Children's Rights in Early Childhood Education and Care

In 2014, the National Children's Commissioner worked with Early Childhood Australia (ECA) to develop a Statement of Intent on Children’s Rights in Early Childhood Education and Care (Statement of Intent).The Statement of Intent identifies priority...
Tuesday 26 August 2014 to Tuesday 30 June 2015
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A model charter of rights for children and young people detained in youth justice facilities

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 to Tuesday 5 June 2018

Child friendly version of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Concluding Observations

In 2012, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, which monitors how Australia meets its obligations to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, issued its Concluding Observations on Australia’s progress.During 2014, the National...
Monday 3 March 2014 to Friday 14 November 2014
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Our submissions to Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

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 to Tuesday 5 June 2018
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The Big Banter

The Big Banter has come to an end but let’s keep the conversation going! Find out how here..
Thursday 11 April 2013 to Monday 30 September 2013
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Back Me Up

The campaign was launched to encourage young people to support their friends targeted by cyberbullying.
Friday 1 June 2012 to Tuesday 12 November 2013

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