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Protect children from data surveillance

Even before birth, Australian children are the targets of technology that collects their data and threatens their privacy – but right now we have an opportunity to protect them and future generations.
 
 Parents who use pregnancy apps or share ultrasounds on social media can expect information about...

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Children's Children's Rights

Children’s commissioners and guardians unite in opposing NT legislation

All fourteen Australian and New Zealand Children’s Commissioners and Guardians (ANZCCG) have united in opposing new legislation introduced by the Northern Territory Government, which proposes to alter the NT’s Youth Justice Act and Bail Act. The commissioners and guardians wrote to NT Chief Minister...

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Children's Children's Rights

Governments must prioritise raising the age

National Children’s Commissioner, Anne Hollonds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, June Oscar AO have urged all Australian governments to raise the age of criminal responsibility as a matter of priority. A report commissioned by a meeting of Attorneys-General in...

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Children's Commissioner's address at mental health conference

National Children's Commissioner Anne Hollonds presented the opening address at the 2021 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference. The theme of the conference was NO TURNING BACK: Transforming and Redesigning Policy and Service Delivery.

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Towards a National Child Wellbeing Strategy

Speech by National Children's Commissioner Anne Hollonds to the Parliamentary Friends of Early Childhood Thanks for this opportunity to share some reflections on my vision for early childhood policy. I would first like to acknowledge the traditional owners – Ngunnawal and Ngambri people – and pay my...

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Pagination