What are the Children's Rights Reports?
The National Children's Commissioner has to submit a report every year on the enjoyment and exercise of human rights by children and young people in Australia. This page contains an overview of all of the child friendly versions of the Children's Rights Reports, made for children and young people.
Children's Rights Report 2019
The Children’s Rights Report 2019 — In Their Own Right tells the story of how well children’s rights are protected and promoted across Australia.
Children's Rights Report 2017
The 2017 report focuses on the rights of young people who are parents or who are expecting a baby.
Children's Rights Report 2016
In 2016, special attention was paid to the rights of children and young people who are locked up in youth justice centres.
Children's Rights Report 2015
The 2015 report looked at how children and young people are affected by family and domestic violence.
Children's Rights Report 2014
In 2014, the report paid special attention to young children who are in early education and care. It's really important that kids learn about their rights as early as possible. It also looks at what worries and upsets children.
Children's Rights Report 2013
In 2013, the National Children’s Commissioner went around Australia listening to over 1000 children and young people on the Big Banter national listening tour.