Recent media statements from the Commission.
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New principles to protect kids at work
22 May 2007
The NSW Commission for Children and Young People has welcomed today’s ruling by the Industrial Relations Commission that provides a clear guideline for fair treatment of the State’s 150,000 children engaged in formal employment.
Drug and alcohol abuse and families just don't mix
21 May 2007
The NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People, Ms Gillian Calvert has endorsed a report released today by the Australian National Council on Drugs.
Port Stephens hears 'young' advice on built environments
15 May 2007
The future development of the Port Stephens local government area needs to be influenced by kids’ views in the planning and design process or they will become increasingly alienated from their own community, the NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People Gillian Calvert said today.
Kids Commission on show!
05 Apr 2007
The NSW Commission for Children and Young People is a proud sponsor of a new Youth Stage at this year’s Royal Easter Show, a venue for live performances each afternoon from 6 - 18 April.
New laws to better protect children from 'dangerous' adults
02 Jan 2007
The NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People, Ms Gillian Calvert, has welcomed the introduction of new laws that further strengthen the Working With Children Check system that come into effect today.
Kids house-fire deaths - NSW laws on right track
01 Nov 2006
Child Death Review Team Annual Report released.
Commissioner for Children and Young People to visit Taree
03 Oct 2006
Listening to the concerns of young people in Taree will be the focus of a visit this week by NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People, Ms Gillian Calvert.
What about the kids - better care solutions for the under fives?
22 Jun 2006
Recommendations for a comprehensive and national approach to the way that care is provided for children under five years, were released today in a new discussion paper.
Parliament seeks young advice on built environments
13 Jun 2006
The future development of the built environment needs to be influenced by kids’ views and experiences through all stages of the planning and design processes or kids will become increasingly alienated from their own communities, said the NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People Gillian Calvert
Kids Commissioner to visit Orange
03 Apr 2006
Local children and young people - and those who work with them - will be sharing their views about how the community can support kids and their families on Tuesday, 4 April 2006.