The Commission produces a wide range of publications and reports as part of its work to help make NSW a better place for children and young people. Our most recent publications are listed below - or you can browse the categories listed to the left.
Submissions to inquiries
The Commission's policy recommendations and submissions to formal enquiries can be found in the Changing laws for kids section of this site.
Big Feedback - 2005
31 Oct 2005
Our annual report written and designed for high-school age kids.
CDRT Summary Report - 2004
31 Oct 2005
This summary report looks at the deaths of children and young people aged 0 to 17 years in NSW from January to December 2004.
Children at Work - 2005
30 Jun 2005
In the first Australian study of its kind, the Commission surveyed 11,000 high school students in years 7 to 10 about their experiences at work. The research shows there is considerable diversity to kids’ work, from babysitting and working in retail outlets to making deliveries, teaching and helping out on the family farm.
ATC - Children at work
20 Jun 2005
We surveyed 10,999 kids in Years 7 to 10 from 22 different schools in NSW. The kids answered questions their work, conditions, satisfaction and quality of life, injuries, harassment at work, and what they like and dislike about working.
ATC - Education
06 Jun 2005
Following the release of the NSW Department of Education and Training’s Futures Project document, Excellence and Innovation, we spoke with over 100 children and young people to get their ideas on ways to make school and TAFEs better for the future.
ATC - Young drivers
17 May 2005
We spoke with more than 130 young people around New South Wales (NSW) about their views on driving and road safety. This helped us develop our response to the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority’s discussion paper Improving safety for young drivers in early 2005.
TAKING PARTicipation seriously - Count me in!
05 May 2005
This guide looks at how organisations can involve children and young people in research. It has lots of information and tips on how to get children and young people participating in all stages of the research process, from defining the research question and developing a methodology to disseminating the findings. It also looks at the main principles and methods used to increase children and young people’s participation in research and contains practical examples of consent information and forms for children and young people.
Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy: the New South Wales Experience - 2005
15 Jan 2005
A study of infants in NSW who died suddenly and unexpectedly after they were placed for sleep over a three-year period (2000 to 2002).
Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy - Summary - 2005
15 Jan 2005
A summary of the full report Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy - the New South Wales Experience.
CDRT Full Report - 2004
31 Oct 2004
This report looks at the deaths of children and young people aged 0 to 17 years in NSW from January to December 2004.