Ruby Rose at the BackMeUp launch 2013

Ruby Rose and the b-word

OK, so cyberbullying is way uncool. That's what I think anyway. And I know a thing or two about what it's like to be on the receiving end.I'm Ruby Rose. And I have something to say that may just change the way you feel about yourself and others.Many...
Wednesday 21 August 2013
BackMeUp ambassadors - Ruby Rose, Todd Nester and students - posing for the camera

BackMeUp returns to spread its important message again

In an effort to help young people overcome cyberbullying, last year the Commission ran an online video competition for 13 to 17 year-olds, called BackMeUp, which was so successful that we are doing it again in 2013.Children’s Commissioner, Megan...
Tuesday 20 August 2013

Celebrating National Aboriginal and Islander Children's Day

This Sunday, 4 August, is National Aboriginal and Islander Children's Day.The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda, and the National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, have encouraged communities across...
Friday 2 August 2013
Erin - The Big Banter roving reporter 2013

Erin tests out her dream job with The Big Banter

I’ve always wanted to be a reporter. But at 15, it’s hard getting a little taste of what it might be like to be a journo in the field. The Big Banter offered an opportunity I couldn’t say no to. But I have to confess, it was a little more...
Friday 2 August 2013
Amelia - Big Banter 2013 roving reporter

The Big Banter in Hobart

“I really loved listening to the younger kids about what’s important to them.”Meet Amelia Kohl. The 18 year old Hobart student is in her last year of school. Recently, she became the latest young person to file a report on the Children’s...
Wednesday 24 July 2013