Speeches & Presentations

Speeches & presentations by the CYPC include:

2015-2016:

  • In December 2015, the CYPC spoke at the Community Forum on Family Violence in Jervis Bay.
  • In October 2015, the CYPC spoke at the CREATE: Youth for Change International Conference in Brisbane.
  • In September 2015, the CYPC spoke at the 2014 Children’s Week Awards.

2014-2015:

  • In May 2015, the CYPC spoke at the 3rd National Child Aware Approaches Conference in Melbourne.
  • In May 2015, the CYPC spoke at the 2nd Asian-Pacific Council for Juvenile Justice Conference in Phuket, Thailand.
  • In April 2015, the CYPC spoke at the opening of Right Here/Right Now.
  • In March 2015, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the Passing the Message Stick report.
  • In November 2014, the CYPC spoke at the launch of Right Here/Right Now.
  • In October 2014, the CYPC spoke at the 2014 Children’s Week Awards.
  • In October 2014, the CYPC spoke at the Canberra & ACT Region Family Law Pathways Network Forum: When Can I Decide For Myself.

2013-2014:

  • In April 2014, the CYPC spoke at the International Re-Imagining Youth Justice Conference in London, United Kingdom.
  • In March 2014, the CYPC spoke at the 2nd National Child Aware Approaches Conference in Melbourne.
  • In March 2014, the CYPC spoke at the ACT Education & Care Sector Forum.
  • In December 2013, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the Messenger’s Art-On Exhibition.
  • In November 2013, the CYPC spoke at the CREATE: Strength to Strength International Conference.
  • In October 2013, the CYPC spoke at the launch of Children of Prisoners: Exploring the needs of children and young people who have a parent incarcerated in the Australian Capital Territory.
  • In October 2013, the CYPC spoke at the ACT launch of Shine for Kids.
  • In October 2013, spoke at the launch of Chapman Primary School’s Centenary Mosaic Project.
  • In October 2013, the CYPC spoke at the 2013 ACT Children’s Week Awards.
  • In October 2013, the CYPC spoke at the AIDS Action Council 2013 Annual General Meeting.
  • In September 2013, the CYPC spoke at the 2013 ACT Roundtable for the Prevention of Violence Against Women & Children.
  • In September 2013, the CYPC spoke at the ACT Foster Care Expo.
  • In September 2013, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the ACT Health Child Protection Policies & Procedures 2013.
  • In September 2013, the CYPC spoke at the National Child Protection Week Play Your Part Awards.
  • In July 2013, the CYPC spoke at the Jervis Bay School NAIDOC Week Celebration of Learning Assembly.

2012-2013:

  • In June 2013, the CYPC spoke at Marymead’s Foster Carer Forum.
  • In March 2013, the CYPC spoke at the ACT launch of CREATE’s Report Card 2013.
  • In March 2013, the CYPC spoke via videolink at the Interntional Colloquium on Juvenile Justice in New Delhi, India.
  • In March 2013, the CYPC spoke at a meeting of the Children’s Week Council of Australia.
  • In February 213, the CYPC spoke at the launch of Because it’s a serious matter…talking with students about bullying and disability.
  • In December 2012, the CYPC spoke at the Dickson College Graduation Ceremony.
  • In October 2012, the CYPC spoke at the 2012 ACT Children’s Week Awards.
  • In September 2012, the CYPC spoke at the National Child Protection Week Play Your Part Awards.
  • In August 2012, the CYPC spoke at the 2nd Children’s Issues Forum in Hong Kong.
  • In August 2012, the CYPC spoke at The District In My Eyes Research Press Conference in Hong Kong.
  • In August 2012, the CYPC spoke at the Kids Dream 6th Anniversary Ceremony in Hong Kong.
  • In July 2012, the CYPC spoke at the opening of the 2012 ACT Human Rights Commission Art Award Exhibition.

2011-2012:

  • In June 2012, the CYPC spoke at the 1st Asian-Pacific Council for Juvenile Justice Conference in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • In November 2011, the CYPC spoke at the Rights & Realities: Children & the Australian State Conference in Sydney.
  • In November 2011, the CYPC spoke at the 8th Australian & New Zealand Adolescent Health Conference.
  • In October 2011, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the Read 2 Me: A book of classic rhymes illustrated by children and young people.
  • In July 2011, the CYPC spoke at the Engaging Children & Young People in Active Living Seminar.

2010-2011:

  • In May 2011, the CYPC spoke at the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition 2011 National Youth Sector Conference in Sydney.
  • In March 2011, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the CYPC’s publication Why Girls Are Important: A celebration of International Women’s Day.
  • In February 2011, the CYPC spoke at the Mental Health Community Coalition ACT Inaugural Conference: Leading The Change.
  • In November 2010, the CYPC spoke at ACTCOSS Conference 2010: Defining Diversity.
  • In October 2010, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the Communities@Work’s publication Just Change the Channel!
  • In October 2010, the CYPC spoke at the Australian Catholic University’s Case Management: The critical link symposium.
  • In July 2010, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the Child & Family Nurses Association of the ACT.
  • In July 2010, the CYPC spoke at the College of Law, Australian National University.
  • In July 2010, the CYPC spoke at a meeting of the National Council for Australian Women.

2009-2010:

  • In April 2010, the CYPC spoke at the 2010 National Community Child Health Conference.
  • In April 2010, the CYPC spoke at the School of Physical, Environmental & Mathematical Sciences, Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales.
  • In December 2009, the CYPC spoke at the CYPC Commissioner for a Day Award ceremony at The Canberra Hospital.
  • In December 2009, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the Australian Children’s Commissioners & Guardians’ publication How Australian Kids See The World.
  • In November 2009, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the Department of Disability, Housing & Community Services’ Charter of Rights for children and young people in out-of-home care.
  • In November 2009, the CYPC spoke at the Department of Disability, Housing & Community Services’ Care & Accommodation Forum.

2008-2009:

  • In June 2009, the CYPC spoke at the 2009 ACT Youth Environmental Forum, co-hosted by the CYPC and the ACT Commissioner for Sustainability & the Environment.
  • In June 2009, the CYPC spoke at the opening of the 2009 ACT Human Rights Commission Art Award Exhibition.
  • In May 2009, the CYPC spoke at the Tasmanian Commissioner for Children’s Colloquium: Visiting Children – Perspectives of Independence in Hobart.
  • In April 2009, the CYPC spoke at the launch of the ACT Office of Regulatory Services’ Under 18s Consumer Guide.

Copies of some of the speeches and presentations are available on request. Please contact the CYPC on 6205 2222, or at ACTkids@act.gov.au.