Friday 23 February 2018

Launch: Children’s Rights Report 2017

Date: Friday, 2 March 2018

Time: 10am for 10.15am start.

Location: Australian Human Rights Commission, Level 3, 175 Pitt Street, Sydney.

Speaking: Attorney-General Christian Porter, National Children’s Commissioner Megan Mitchell, Australian Human Rights Commission President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher, Brave Foundation CEO Bernadette Black, and a young mother.

Note: The report contains the findings of Commissioner Mitchell’s 2017 investigation into the experiences of teenage parents and their children.  It makes recommendations to improve health, education and economic outcomes for these young families.

An electronic version of Children’s Rights Report 2017 and submissions to the ‘Young Parents and their Children’ inquiry will also become available via the AHRC website.

Media contact: Rania Spooner,, 0448 939 997