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Safe Church Program

Sharing resources to ensure Safer Churches 

National Child Protection Week: 5-11 September

The theme this year is:  Every child, in every community, needs a fair go. 

To treat all of Australia’s children fairly, we need to make sure every family and community has what kids need to thrive and be healthy. 

Support the campaign

REGISTER FOR INSPIRING WEBINARS!

The National Child Protection Week webinar series have been carefully designed to support the theme that 'Every child, in every community, needs a fair go'. 

This year's week-long webinar series includes: 

  • Official launch: Every Child, in Every Community, Needs a Fair Go - featuring the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), with a keynote address by Anne Hollonds, National Children's Commissioner
  • What does a community need for every child to thrive? - featuring ARACY, Tasmania’s Commissioner for Children and Young People, Brigidine Asylum Seekers Project, Everybody’s Home Campaign
  • AIFS webinar: Shifting mindsets: How communication can shape early childhood outcomes - featuring the FrameWorks Institute, B4 Early Years Coalition and NAPCAN NT Manager
  • Proud in Culture, Strong in Spirit - featuring SNAICC, Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People SA, Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Services 
  • Northern Territory webinar: “What you can do together you can never do alone – Organisations working together for children and families” - featuring Community Engagement Pastor and consultant to the Anglican Diocese, local community leader and NAPCAN NT Manager 
  • How can we ensure children and young people with disability receive a fair go? - featuring Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA), South Australia’s Commissioner for Children and Young People, Professor Robinson from Flinders University and a young advocate with lived experience of disability.   
  • Queensland webinar: Every child and young person deserves to learn about what respectful relationships look like for them: how do we make this happen? - featuring Manager and Founder of Talk Revolution, Deputy Principal at St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School and NAPCAN QLD Manager/National Manager Child Safe Organisations   
  • Building communities that keep children safe from domestic and family violence - featuring National Children’s Commissioner, ACT Public Advocate and Children and Young People Commissioner, Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC) 

View the program and register: National Child Protection Week 2021 webinar program 

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Join the 100s of other organisations who have pledged their support for National Child Protection Week. Add your logo here

OTHER WAYS TO BE INVOLVED 

To find out more about the campaign and how you can get involved including signing up for the newsletter, adding your logo, downloading posters, and joining in events and activities.   

Visit: hhttps://www.napcan.org.au/get-involved-2021/ 

 

 

Elder Abuse Webinar Recording:

Using legal and psycho-social interventions to respond to Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is the mistreatment or exploitation of an older person. It can present itself in many forms and is commonly committed by someone that the older person knows and trusts. 

The prevalence of elder abuse in Australian residential care is estimated to be 39.2%. Royal Commission research paper 17, December 20

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) webinar recording is now available on their website for registration here: AASW Webinar Recording: Using legal and psycho-social interventions to respond to Elder Abuse  

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