Here's our regular diary from our Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, with news on lots of great work by individuals and organisations for the benefit of NSW kids.
Students from Rouse Hill advise on state youth issues
31 Jul 2012
On Tuesday 24 July, it was my pleasure to visit students at Rouse Hill Anglican College, participate in their Senior School Assembly, and hear their views on issues that affect young people’s lives.
Advocating beyond playgrounds and skate parks
27 Jul 2012
On 12 July, I opened the third seminar in the Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks: Advocating for Kids in the Built Environment series.
Commissioner's diary: a new Check goes to parliament
15 Jun 2012
Information on legislation for a new Working With Children Check tabled in parliament on 13 June, and a webcast of our Built Environment seminar now online.
Commissioners diary: welcoming the 2012 Expert Advisory Committee
27 Apr 2012
This morning it was my pleasure to meet for the first time the 2012 Expert Advisory Committee. The Committee is established the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998 and provides the Commission with advice and expertise in areas such as health, education, child protection, child development, disabilities, the law, employment, sport and the arts.
Commissioner talks with Newcastle kids
20 Mar 2012
I consult widely with children and young people across NSW to learn about what's important to kids in their communities. One of my main roles is to listen to children and young people, and to promote their interests and their participation in decisions that affect them. On Wednesday March 20, I visited children at Windale Public School and met professionals at the Eastlake Youth Centre and Ronald McDonald House in Newcastle.