ACT Children


ACT Children

The ACT Children’s Plan and ACT Young People’s Plan External Link set out the following vision for Canberra:
Canberra is a child friendly city that supports all children to reach their potential, make a contribution, and share the benefits of our community

Rights with Ruby and Jack“What are child rights?” (unicef Australia) External Link (You Tube)



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Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)External Link

The AEDC is a census that helps create a snapshot of early childhood development in Australia. This census takes place every 3 years and the next one will happen in 2015.

For more information on the AEDC, including results from 2012 are available hereExternal Link

Children and young people commitment

The ACT Government is developing a commitment for children and young people. The commitment will set a vision for a whole-of-government and whole-of-community approach to promote the rights of children and young people.

Throughout May and June 2014, we sought your advice on What is important for children and young people in Canberra?

For up-to-date information on this project, including future consultation activities visit the Community Services Directorate website.


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