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Participation

Contributions made by children and young people should be recognised for their value and merit and given due consideration in decision making.

All agencies whose work affects children and young people are encouraged to involve them in decision making.

The Commissioner provides information for agencies that are planning to involve children and young people in their work and decision making.


Reports

Child Impact Assessment Guidelines

Considering children and young people in decision-making

Child Impact Assessment Form

A template to guide organisations in undertaking child impact assessments

ACCG Joint Participation Paper 2018

This report reflects the consistent themes from a sampling of consultations undertaken by Australian Children's Commissioners and Guardians with approximately 15,000 children and young people across Australia between late 2015 and early 2018.

Involving children and young people overview and checklist

Policy briefs

Children and young people speak out about being acknowledged and involved in decisions

Developed from the Commissioner's 2011 Wellbeing research project

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