Child Safe Organisations - National Principles

Child Safe Organisations

The National Children's Commissioner is leading the development of National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.
Monday 18 February 2019
Call for submissions

Reporting to the United Nations on Children's Rights

National Children’s Commissioner is submitting a report on children's rights to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Megan Mitchell, Attorney-General Christian Porter, Julianne King, Bernadette Black and Prof. Rosalind Croucher

Children's Rights Reports

The National Children's Commissioner produces a report every year on the state of children's rights in Australia.
Friday 2 March 2018
Children's Rights Reports - Megan Mitchell and her cartoon figure with cover of the report

Child-friendly version of the Children's Rights Report

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
Hands reaching out through prison bars

National Children's Commissioner's work on OPCAT

The Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture (OPCAT) was ratified by Australia in December 2017. The OPCAT requires the government to put into place new and expanded oversight mechanisms in order to prevent torture, as well as cruel,...
Friday 2 December 2016
Building belonging - a collage of all the front cover images

Building Belonging - a toolkit to tackle racial prejudice in early childhood settings

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

Discrimination: Don't cop it!

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