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Child-friendly versions of the Children's Rights Reports

Children's Rights
A compilation of the front covers of the Children's Rights Reports 2013-2017

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.

  Read the Children's Rights Report 2019 (Child friendly version)

Children's Rights Report 2017

The 2017 report focuses on the rights of young people who are parents or who are expecting a baby.

  Read the Children's Rights Report 2017 (child-friendly version)

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.

  Read the Children's Rights Report 2016 (Child-friendly version)

Children's Rights Report 2015

The 2015 report looked at how children and young people are affected by family and domestic violence.

  Read the Children's Rights Report 2015 (Child-friendly version)

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.

  Read the Children's Rights Report 2014 (Child-friendly version)

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.

  Read the Children's Rights Report 2013 (Child-friendly version)  

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