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NSW Children's Commissioner to put kid's views at 2020 summit
01 Apr 2008
The children and young people of NSW will have a strong advocate at the 2020 Summit, with the Commissioner for Children and Young People, Gillian Calvert, announced as one of the 1,000 delegates invited to attend.
Feedback Mag launched!
28 Mar 2008
The Commission has launched a new web magazine for young people called Feedback Mag.
Subscribe to Feedback Mag for a chance to win!
19 Mar 2008
And free subscriptions are now open!
By subscribing before 13 April, you'll go in the draw for one of five iPod nanos or five iPod shuffles.
Children's Commissioner on Show - at the Show!
17 Mar 2008
The NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People, Ms Gillian Calvert will support the Youth Stage at this year’s Royal Easter Show. The Youth Stage will also be home to the Zimboyz, Tom Tom Club, YouthRock bands such as Parabowla, BenJaLu and Absent and the Freestyle trials featuring Jack Field and Jason Hill.
Commission website wins international youth award
22 Feb 2008
The Commission’s website kids.nsw.gov.au has won an Outstanding Achievement award for a Youth site in the international Interactive Media Awards just announced.
Commissioner and Member for Gosford visit local kids
13 Feb 2008
The NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People, Ms Gillian Calvert, together with the member for Gosford, Ms Marie Andrews MP, will talk with children, young people and service providers in Gosford on Thursday, 14 February 2008.
12 Dec 2007
The NSW Commission for Children and Young People has launched a new feature on its website: KidsPoll.
What do Australians want? Not what Joe Hockey is offering!
07 Nov 2007
The Federal Coalition is out of touch with what Australian families have said they need to help them to raise their children, women and children advocates said today in response to the Coalition release of its industrial relations policy, which confirms existing entitlements that provides up to 52 weeks of unpaid parental leave.
Industry opposition to new kids TV channel anti-competitive
02 Nov 2007
“New TV channels under attack” (Australian Financial Review, 2 November) raises serious concerns about anti-competitive behaviours that make children the ‘sacrificial lambs’ in the big business lobbying war over broadcasting rights.
Annual reports for children and young people released
25 Oct 2007
The Commission produces two annual reports to children and young people, one for primary school age kids and one for high school age kids.