In February 2016 the Commissioner ran a consultation with children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.
The Youth Affairs Council Western Australia (YACWA) supported a group of CALD young people aged between 18 and 25 years to lead and report on consultations with their peers. This group of consultation peer leaders ran consultation activities with young people up to the age of 18 years in their local community.
What children had to say
This video outlines what nearly 300 children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds had to say about their lives, what helps them to build a good life in Australia and what challenges they face.some of the key findings from the consultation.