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The Commissioner's Diary

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07 Oct 2015
Street Connect recognised for collaborative program

Anglicare WA’s Street Connect program was yesterday announced as the recipient of the Commissioner for Children and Young People’s Award for Improved Outcomes in Child and Youth Mental Health.


17 Sep 2015
Ambassadors highlight importance of support for Aboriginal families

Two of Western Australia’s Ambassadors for Children and Young People, Professor Fiona Stanley AC and June Oscar AO, highlighted the need to support families to ensure the wellbeing of our Aboriginal children and young people at a national conference today.

11 Sep 2015
Important recognition for agencies working with vulnerable children and young people

The work of many in the non-government sector who provide vital support for vulnerable children and young people was recognised last night at the annual Children Youth & Family Agencies Association (CYFAA) awards.

10 Sep 2015
Anglicare WA recognised with Play Your Part award

Today I was pleased to present the WA 2015 Child Protection Week Play Your Part award to Anglicare WA for their commitment to child-safe practices.
Anglicare WA has committed to a child-safe organisation strategy and has built a child-safe culture within the organisation.

04 Sep 2015
Photography exhibition gives children in care a voice

Today I attended the launch of the As Eye See It photographic exhibition at the WA Museum, where through a collection of photos I gained a poignant insight into the world of young Western Australians living in out-of-home care.


27 Aug 2015
Meerilinga providing essential services

This morning I enjoyed seeing a number of initiatives that are helping to engage and inspire children at the Cockburn Family Centre in Coolbellup, which is coordinated by Meerilinga.

24 Aug 2015
High level discussion sets positive agenda for Aboriginal childrens wellbeing

Today I had the pleasure of hosting a vibrant roundtable discussion with directors general and executives from many government departments concerning the themes of our report “Listen To Us, and how agencies can respond to the views expressed by Aboriginal children and young people.

14 Aug 2015
Examination of children affected by family and domestic violence

How children and young people are affected by family and domestic violence was the theme of a Perth Roundtable I attended today, hosted by the Australian Human Rights Commission at the Department of Social Services.

11 Aug 2015
Action on Alcohol Awards

I was pleased to attend the McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth’s annual Action on Alcohol Awards this morning to honour the many people working to reduce the impact of alcohol-related harm to Western Australia’s young people.

10 Aug 2015
Early Childhood roundtable

The Early Childhood roundtable event held today at our Subiaco office provided an excellent opportunity to hear experiences of working collaboratively in the area of early childhood education and care.


07 Aug 2015
Powerful imagery on display at Home Is Where My Heart Is

The opening of the 2015 Home Is Where My Heart Is photography exhibition last night was a celebration of how the arts can help make a difference in the lives of young people.

04 Aug 2015
Students help table report in Parliament

A group of 10 Aboriginal students from Hampton Senior High School and Kiara College helped me today to table a report in the WA Parliament that outlines the views and dreams of more than 1,200 WA Aboriginal children and young people.


04 Aug 2015
Due recognition for child safety programs

It was a pleasure to attend the 2015 Constable Care Child Safety Awards on Saturday evening.

29 Jul 2015
New facility to provide community-based mental health services

Working together to provide support and services for people with mental illness in a community setting was the overall vision communicated yesterday when I attended the opening of Richmond Wellbeing’s new premises in Cannington.


17 Jul 2015
Giving young people a voice on homelessness

Yesterday I heard the powerful stories of several young people and their experiences with homelessness at a morning tea at my Subiaco office.

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