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 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.
Go to our Images and videos to download images to promote, or watch our TV ad: We are the Elders of tomorrow.

Media releases

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, is proud to celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) on 4 August. As the national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, our theme for Children’s Day 2020 is: We are the Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice.

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

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We are delighted to announce that @CatherineLiddl4 has been appointed to the position of @SNAICC Chief Executive Officer, commencing on 8 February 2021.
https://t.co/fab34HbvVy

Less than 6 weeks to submit your abstracts! Submit an abstract to present on the following key themes:

•COVID-19 impacts on our communities
•Child safety and wellbeing
•Early years
•Rights of children and young people
•Genuine partnerships

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Learn cultural dance of the Wurundjeri people with the @DDjirri dancers featuring SNAICC's @SueAnneHunter2. You can sign up for this free online workshop as part of the Kids Festival @NGVMelbourne – Sat 9 Jan at 11am (AEDT) (Artist: Sylvia Ken)
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“It is an accepted fact that the impact of tearing children from their families and communities has caused profound hurt and trauma for our Stolen Generations, and that impact is intergenerational." - SNAICC CEO @RichJWeston

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SNAICC wishes to thank you for supporting our children and families. All the best for 2021! https://t.co/knBzqmeOkh SNAICC photo

SNAICC's office will be closed from Wednesday 23 December 2020, and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2021. We wish our members and supporters, and your families, all the very best for the holiday season.

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SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
We are delighted to announce that Catherine Liddle has been appointed to the position of SNAICC Chief Executive Officer, commencing on 8 February 2021.

https://www.snaicc.org.au/media-release-snaicc-appoints-catherine-liddle-as-ceo/
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
The lawyer: Sophie Trevitt heard horrifying stories from youngsters in Alice Springs: ‘I have never seen a child enter a youth detention centre and come out better’
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
SNAICC-National Voice for our Children
The 2021 State of Reconciliation in Australia Report has been released.

The report recognises the reconciliation movement is at a tipping point, where we as a nation need to move from ‘safe’ to ‘brave’ in order to realise the promise of reconciliation.

This is the second report and reflects on where we have come from, where we are today, where we need to get to, and how we can get there.

You can read the full and summary reports now: http://bit.ly/StateofReconciliation2021

#Reconciliation #StateofReconciliation

Children's Day 2019

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