We advocate for the interests, rights and wellbeing of children and young people

Submission: Implementing the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015


4 Oct 2019

This submission is from the Children's Convention Monitoring Group (CMG), which is convened by the Office of the Children's Commissioner.

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Position brief: It's time to stop criminalising children under 14


2 Oct 2019

We should raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to a minimum of 14 years old.

Submission: Civics and Citizenship Education


26 Sep 2019

Feedback on discussion documents: Teaching and Learning Guide, Exemplar and Progression Tables.

smoke free sub

Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children


2 Aug 2019

We told the Health Select Committee about our support for the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bill

How can we encourage civic engagement amongst the younger generation?


16 Jul 2019

Submission from the Children’s Commissioner to the Youth Parliament Social Services Committee on how can we encourage civic engagement amongst the younger generation?

Submission Right to attend school June2019

Submission: Access to Education for All at School


13 Jun 2019

The Office of the Children's Commissioner's submission for the proposed Education Act amendment about the right to attend school.