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CREATE Youth Advisory Council Summit
23 May 2011
The Commissioner for Children and Young People, Ms Megan Mitchell, attended the launch of the CREATE Foundation 2011 Report Card on Monday 23 May. The Report Card titled "Transitioning from care in Australia: An Evaluation of CREATE'S 'What's the Plan?' Campaign" was based on 605 young people aged 15 to 18 in foster, residential or kinship care.
A new big Picture is busting myths about NSW kids
10 May 2011
The diversity of the lives of the more than an estimated 1.6 million children in NSW has been highlighted following the launch today of a new website by the NSW Commission for Children and Young People. A picture of NSW children brings together information from major data sources using new communication technologies to make this information about NSW kids easily accessible to policy professionals and decision makers who can use it to inform their work. A free iPad app is also being developed to support this work.
Kids Stats now offline. A picture of NSW children is coming!
01 Apr 2011
One of the Commission’s longstanding web resources, Kids Stats, has been taken offline while we build you something bigger and better – A picture of NSW children.
It's a data book, it's a micro-site, it's an iPad app ...
28 Mar 2011
A picture of NSW children will be released next month by the Commission for Children and Young People – on the Web, and on your iPad.
The Commissioner hosts lunch on Harmony Day
22 Mar 2011
Around Australia, Harmony Day 2011 celebrations were centred on the theme Everyone Belongs, meaning all Australians are a welcome part of our country, regardless of their background.
Commissioner attends National Juvenile Justice Summit
10 Mar 2011
The Commissioner attended the 2nd Juvenile Justice Summit in Melbourne.
Commissioner supports International Women's Day
09 Mar 2011
International Women’s Day is a day to recognise, celebrate, and promote the social, political and economic achievements of women in the past and present. It is also an occasion for looking forward to the potential and opportunities that await future generations of women.
Kids Stats to make way for bigger picture
01 Mar 2011
March will be the last month online for one of the Commission’s most popular online resources: Kids Stats. But wait. There’s more.
Meeting kids and families at the Kids Day Out
28 Feb 2011
On Saturday, 26th February, we attended the inaugural Kids Day Out music festival at Olympic Park and met lots of kids and families.
Commissioner meets NSW Student Representative Council State Conference Action Team
23 Feb 2011
The theme for this year’s conference is “Find Your Vibe”. The Commission looks forward to presenting a workshop at the conference.