Position Statements

The PACYPC is a member of the Australia and New Zealand Children’s Commissioners and Guardians (ANZCCG) who meet twice yearly, in May and November.

Communiques:

ANZCCG meeting 13 & 14 May 2019 (PDF 568KB)
ANZCCG meeting 12 & 13 November 2018 (PDF 607KB)
ANZCCG meeting 15 & 16 May 2018 (PDF 520KB)
ANZCCG meeting 15 & 16 November 2017 (PDF 363KB)

Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility:

The ANZCCG has been calling for the minimum age of criminal responsibility to be raised in our last two communiques. In September 2019, ANZCCG wrote to the Attorney Generals of Australia and New Zealand recommending that the age of criminal responsibility be raised to at least 14 years.

Letter about Age of Criminal Responsibility (PDF 381KB)