Update on Children's Day

Childrens Day 2020 – We are the Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice

Help us create a national atmosphere of celebration, respect and recognition for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day on 4 August.

We are excited to share with you a brand-new Children's Day website, offering children, families and early childhood educators resources and ideas for celebrating Children’s Day this year and supporting us [add hyperlink to Support Us] during this year's celebrations, as well as information about the history and purpose of Children's Day.

Find innovative ways to mark this special day, whether at your early years service, school or with your family at home.

We will soon be releasing our promotional advertisement to be broadcast online and on television. Thank you to all of the amazing children who sent us videos of our theme: We are the Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice.

We will be featuring these videos on the website, and on our social media channels throughout the campaign, see keep checking back.

Media Releases

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children was shocked and saddened by the recent sudden passing of Wangkatjungka woman Ningali Lawford-Wolf while on tour in Scotland for the theatre performance of The Secret River. A Wangkatjungka woman born under a tree at Christmas Creek Station in the far north Kimberley region of Western Australia, Ningali was fortunate to grow up … Read More

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, has been coordinating National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) for over 30 years. The theme for Children’s Day in 2019 is We Play, We Learn, We Belong, recognising the vital role that learning in the early years – in … Read More

Social Media Posts

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Our new Children's Day 2020 ad with young Wurundjeri and Kalkadoon warrior Jedda and Wurundjeri Elder Aunty Di. Music by @MauPower and @archieroach – Thank you to the young Elders of tomorrow for sharing your voice! #EldersofTomorrow #StrongInCulture
https://t.co/3rCIC71nUf

Today, the Joint Council discussed the draft #newNationalAgreement on #ClosingtheGap between the Aust governments, Aust Local Government Assoc. and @coalition_peaks – a strategy underpinned by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' priorities.
https://t.co/6doWphLsiU https://t.co/dL2VYCsAlM
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This afternoon the @coalition_peaks as part of the Joint Council considers the draft National Agreement on #ClosingTheGap https://t.co/7xvvuq92D9

Download & share digital resources to help us promote and celebrate #ChildrensDay2020. Our new site has resources including images and videos, a poster, web banners, and social media tiles for Twitter and Facebook. https://t.co/tKlt49M4xX
#EldersOfTomorrow #StrongInCulture https://t.co/qihgYjLynF
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Organising an event for your mob? It's fantastic to hear from schools and early years services about your plans for #ChildrensDay2020. Please go to https://t.co/ZDxq49q92M to let us know how you'll be celebrating this year. #EldersOfTomorrow #StrongInCulture https://t.co/LXeVP2swUb SNAICC photo

Please order a printed #ChildrensDay poster online, or if you order a bag or register an event, we'll automatically send you 1-2 posters. You can also download various digital versions, including an option with space to add your event details #EldersOfTomorrow #StrongInCulture https://t.co/5OAVsijfsU SNAICC photo

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SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC is proud to launch: We are the Elders of tomorrow – National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day – 4 August 2020 by Vision Division

Featuring young Wurundjeri and Kalkadoon warrior Jedda with Wurundjeri Elder Aunty D. Music 'Freedom featuring Archie Roach' by Mau Power

Thank you to all of the young Elders of tomorrow for sharing your voice, Lulla's Children and Family Centre, Koori Kindermanna Preschool and Maningrida families

Look out for more videos across the month. #EldersofTomorrow #StrongInCulture

Go to: https://aboriginalchildrensday.com.au to find out more
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
Today the Joint Council on Closing the Gap met to discuss the finer details of the draft National Agreement on Closing the Gap. SNAICC Chair Muriel Bamblett and CEO of Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency - VACCA represents SNAICC on the Coalition of Peaks working with Australian governments and the Australian Local Government Association towards a strategy to close the gap that is strongly based on, and underpinned by, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ priorities.

https://coalitionofpeaks.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Communique-3-July-final.pdf
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
Download and share resources to help us promote and celebrate Children's Day 2020!

On the new Children's Day website you will find a selection of images and videos available for download:

Aboriginalchildrensday.com.au/images-and-videos

You can also download a poster and digital resources, such as wallpaper, email signature, web banners and social media graphics (to share on Facebook and Twitter).

Aboriginalchildrensday.com.au/posters-and-web

#EldersOfTomorrow #StrongInCulture

Children’s Day 2019

Here’s some of the ways people promoted Children's Day in 2019.