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nswchildrensweek.org.au http://nswchildrensweek.org.au Children’s Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. A diverse range of events and activities are organised at National, State and Local levels. Thu, 29 Oct 2015 03:21:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.10 NSW Children’s Week 2015 events http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-2015-events/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-2015-events/#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2015 03:21:48 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1980 Miller NSW
To celebrate Children’s Week Miller Pre-school and Early Childhood Intervention Service welcomed Peter Morgan’s Music. Peter took the children on a journey of Maori culture and legends through songs and instruments. The children enjoyed playing the drums, learning the Haka, meeting the Taniwha and riding in the waka.

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Miller NSW
To celebrate Children’s Week Miller Pre-school and Early Childhood Intervention Service welcomed Peter Morgan’s Music. Peter took the children on a journey of Maori culture and legends through songs and instruments. The children enjoyed playing the drums, learning the Haka, meeting the Taniwha and riding in the waka.

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Berala NSW
Jennifer Evans (NSW Children’s Week Chair Person), Lavender Lilly and Gerard Moon (Auburn Council Children’s Services Coordinator) visiting Berala Community Centre on Tuesday 27 october 2015. What a fantastic new centre being introduced to the community through NSW Children’s Week!

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Colyton NSW
Jodie Mitchell (United Way Australia), Kim Carter (Community Junction Inc. Nth St Mary’s), Frances Zammit (Community Junction Inc. Colyton), Jennifer Evans (Chair NSW Children’s Week Council) Stephanie Roper (Penrith City Council), Jenelle Watkins (Party Town Hire) and Maria (Face Painter) celebrate NSW Children’s Week at the Colyton Community Centre on Tuesday 27 October. What a collaboration!

Colyton Community Centre 2015

NSW Children’s Week Participation Showcase
Mr Andrew Johnson, NSW Advocate for Children and Young People was at the participation Showcase on Wednesday 28 October. NSW Children’s Week Council members Jennifer Evans and Danielle Gallagher attended. The showcase demonstrated fabulous examples of how to include children as active citizens.

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NSW Children’s Week Award Ceremony photos http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-award-ceremony-photos/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-award-ceremony-photos/#comments Thu, 29 Oct 2015 01:06:04 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1927 Photos courtesy of the Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People

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NSW Children’s Week Award Winners 2015 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-award-winners-2015/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-award-winners-2015/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 04:13:02 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1924 Congratulations to the NSW Children’s Week award winners for 2015!

Exceptional Young Person Award: Tikirah-Ann Douglas
Following the death of her pop, eight year-old Tikirah-Ann from Tumut has raised more than $26,000 for her local hospital who cared for her pop last year.

Endeavour Award: Dalia Al Haj Qasam
Dalia is a 17 year-old [...]]]> Congratulations to the NSW Children’s Week award winners for 2015!

Exceptional Young Person Award: Tikirah-Ann Douglas
Following the death of her pop, eight year-old Tikirah-Ann from Tumut has raised more than $26,000 for her local hospital who cared for her pop last year.

Endeavour Award: Dalia Al Haj Qasam
Dalia is a 17 year-old student at Northmead Capa High School. Dalia is passionate about social justice and has worked on several initiatives to benefit refugees. One example of her work includes a community service project, ‘Free to Read’ which saw Dalia collect and send more than 300 books to children at Villawood Detention Centre.

Community Commitment Award: Eden Marine High School
for their Community Service Program. Every week a group of over 60 students involved in the program visit residents of a retirement home.

Advocacy for Children Award: Early Years Discussion Group Far West NSW
The Early Years Discussion Group is a group of community-based children’s services based in Broken Hill who have for ten years worked to improve services to benefit children in the area.

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Press Release – NSW Children’s Week 2015 Award Winners http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/press-release-nsw-childrens-week-award-winners/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/press-release-nsw-childrens-week-award-winners/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 03:36:14 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1915 NSW Children’s Week – Advocacy for Children Award -press release 20-10-15

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Press Release – Award Winners and NSW Children’s Week 2015 Launch http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/press-release-award-winners-and-nsw-childrens-week-launch/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/press-release-award-winners-and-nsw-childrens-week-launch/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 03:30:55 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1912 NSW Children’s Week press release 20-10-15

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NSW Children’s Week Launch and Award Ceremony http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-launch-and-award-ceremony/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/nsw-childrens-week-launch-and-award-ceremony/#comments Thu, 24 Sep 2015 01:01:16 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1878 We are delighted with the nominations received for the Children’s Week™ Awards that recognise outstanding achievements by children and the work of adults in supporting children in any relevant endeavour as an individual or a group. The Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People are co-hosting this event with the Council and the [...]]]> We are delighted with the nominations received for the Children’s Week™ Awards that recognise outstanding achievements by children and the work of adults in supporting children in any relevant endeavour as an individual or a group. The Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People are co-hosting this event with the Council and the awards will be presented by the Governor of NSW. The Launch and Award Ceremony will take place in NSW Government House on Wednesday 21 October 2015.

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Successful grant applications http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/successful-grant-applications/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/successful-grant-applications/#comments Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:54:14 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1873 We are proud of the work undertaken by the following organisations and pleased to support their Children’s Week events. Congratulations to the following organisations:

Auburn Diversity Services Liverpool Neighbourhood  Connections Nepean Communion and Neighbourhood Services Cranebrook Nowra Family support Services Greencare Area Community Services Tumbarumba Community Services

You can find NSW Children’s Week events in [...]]]> We are proud of the work undertaken by the following organisations and pleased to support their Children’s Week events. Congratulations to the following organisations:

  • Auburn Diversity Services
  • Liverpool Neighbourhood  Connections
  • Nepean Communion and Neighbourhood Services Cranebrook
  • Nowra Family support Services
  • Greencare Area Community Services
  • Tumbarumba Community Services

You can find NSW Children’s Week events in your area on the Find Events page. If you are organising an event for NSW Children’s Week, please register your event here and you’ll receive a digital promotion and marketing pack.

More general information about NSW Children’s Week can be found on this information sheet.

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Awards and Grants – deadlines extended! http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/awards-and-grants-deadlines-extended/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/awards-and-grants-deadlines-extended/#comments Fri, 07 Aug 2015 04:24:15 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1826 The deadlines for the NSW Children’s Week awards and grants have been extended!

Award nominations closing date: Friday 4 September 2015 Grants applications closing date: Saturday 22 August 2015

Flyers for the NSW Children’s Week grants and awards opportunities are now available. With the closing dates extended,  please use the flyers to promote applications for a grant [...]]]> The deadlines for the NSW Children’s Week awards and grants have been extended!

  • Award nominations closing date: Friday 4 September 2015
  • Grants applications closing date: Saturday 22 August 2015

Flyers for the NSW Children’s Week grants and awards opportunities are now available. With the closing dates extended,  please use the flyers to promote applications for a grant and nominations for one of the awards.

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NSW Children’s Week grants flyer

The NSW Children’s Week Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the needs, interests and welfare of children in four different categories. The awards recognize outstanding achievement for children and adults in any endeavour either as an individual or a group. Nominations for the NSW Children’s Week awards close Friday 21 August 2015. More information, guidelines and a nomination form can be found on the Awards and Grants page on our website.

Small seeding grands of up to $500 are offered to assist you to organize your activity for NSW Children’s Week. Please find the guidelines and application forms on the Awards and Grants page.

Download the flyer for more information about NSW Children’s Week 2015.

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2015 Awards and Grants flyers http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/2015-awards-and-grants-flyers/ http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/2015-awards-and-grants-flyers/#comments Thu, 06 Aug 2015 05:18:42 +0000 http://nswchildrensweek.org.au/?p=1811 Flyers for the NSW Children’s Week grants and awards opportunities are now available. The closings dates are not far off, so feel free to use the flyers to promote applications for a grant and nominations for one of the awards.

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