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Summary of NAPCAN’s Evening by the River Event

Shafston House, Kangaroo Point provided the perfect venue at NAPCAN’s recent Evening by the River event.

Nearly 100 guests enjoyed the delightful QLD weather, sipped a beverage of choice, were provided with an array of canapes and listened to the NAPCAN president, Teresa Scott share the positive impacts of our community prevention programs.

Programs highlighted include:
– Play Your Part program is a community capacity building initiative that works in collaboration with children and young people, their families and communities to develop tools, resources, skills and community connections to help keep kids safe.
– Love Bites is a respectful relationships education program that focuses on the development of respectful relationships and violence prevention for 14-16 year olds.
– All Children Being Safe is a preschool and early primary school protective behaviours program developed to provide children with non-threatening ways to help them feel strong and stay safe in their communities.

Funds raised for the event will help NAPCAN to further develop prevention strategies and activities across the state.

Thank you to all of those who came and made this event a success.

Special thanks to Marty & Clive Taylor, Boucher, Shafston House and all the helpers on the night.

Angela Jegou
Manager QLD

NAPCAN’s 2014 Play Your Part Awards for Inspiring Prevention Initiatives.

Nominations are now closed.

Recipients will be announced during National Child Protection Week, 7-13 September 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact pypawards@napcan.org.au or call Head Office on (02) 8073 3300.

To read about previous Play Your Part Award recipients, click on the links from the side panel.

How can you help close the health gap in Australia?

Equal access to healthcare is a basic human right. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can expect to live up to 10 – 17 years less than non-Indigenous Australians.

Today, March 20 2014 is Oxfam’s National Close the Gap Day, the day aims to support Indigenous health equality by generating conversation and creating awareness about the importance of this critical issue.

Help to make this year even bigger and show your support by hosting a small event such as a morning or afternoon tea in your community, at home or in your workplace. This can be an opportunity to discuss our country’s health inequality issue with family, friends and colleagues and with support we can aim to close the health gap in Australia.

To get involved with Close the Gap Day, register your event now by clicking here.

To download Close the Gap Day resources, please click here.