Recent media statements from the Commission.
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The good, bad and untold - kids tell it like it is
03 Apr 2006
Nearly 80 young people will open up and share their unique experiences about what it’s like living in regional NSW as part of a special cross country video link up for Youth Week.
NSW death rates down for children and young people
31 Oct 2005
The death rate for children and young people in NSW has been steadily decreasing since 1996, according to the latest report from the Child Death Review Team (CDRT), released today.
Major Australian Report About Children At Work
20 Jun 2005
A groundbreaking report released today by the NSW Commission for Children and Young People reveals new information about the working experiences of 11,000 high school students aged between 12 and 16 years.
NSW kids reveal what they think about schools
06 Jun 2005
A new resource by the NSW Commission for Children and Young People ‘Ask the children about education’ has revealed what more than 100 kids think about schooling.
4WD danger to kids goes further than school areas
18 May 2005
NSW Commissioner for Children and Young People and Convenor of the NSW Child Death Review Team (CDRT) Ms Gillian Calvert said today that while preventing dangers from 4WD vehicles to young children near schools is important, we must maintain our focus on residential areas.
New research on sudden unexpected infant deaths
07 Feb 2005
Research released today has found that nearly 90% of the sudden unexpected infant deaths that occurred in the three years to 2002 might have been prevented if information about safe sleeping and smoking had been acted on.
NSW death rates for children and young people falling
02 Nov 2004
The latest report from the Child Death Review Team shows that the death rate for children and young people in NSW has been steadily decreasing since 1999.
A Great Head Start for Growing Up Australians
09 Mar 2004
A Head Start for Australia: An Early Years Framework sets out nine key areas of young children's lives where action can be taken by governments, agencies, business, parents and others that will have significant and long term benefits for all Australians.
New findings about child assault and neglect deaths
30 Oct 2003
The findings of the Fatal Assault and Neglect of Children and Young People report show that for fatal neglect the inadequate supervision of 1-4 year olds has emerged as a key issue while for fatal assault, it is young children living in families with criminal and domestic violence histories.
New research findings to help prevent suicide by children
23 Jan 2003
Research released today by the Child Death Review Team on the deaths of young people aged 12 to 17 years over a five-year period in New South Wales has revealed new information to help understand and prevent suicide and fatal risk-taking behaviour.