National Child Protection Week

For over 20 years NAPCAN has been running an annual National Child Protection Week campaign developing multimedia, visual and text resources to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of primary prevention to reduce child abuse and neglect in Australia.

The PLAY YOUR PART campaign builds on the strengths of previous years and has evolved to provide support to communities to act on the core message, “protecting children is everyone’s business”. Along with internationally acclaimed videos, such as ‘Children See, Children Do’ , NAPCAN has created practical tip sheets and resources for community members to develop campaigns and projects responding to local needs.

NAPCAN’s campaign aims to provide communities and individuals with practical information on how to ‘Play Your Part’ and to embed primary prevention messages into social discourse. It also provides a platform for communities to be empowered, resourced and mobilised to take action at a local


In 2015 National Child Protection Week will run from Sunday 6 September to Saturday 12 September. Please help spread the word about National Child Protection Week to your family, friends and community - share with each other how your community is keeping children and young people safe.

Access previous years' National Child Protection Week posters or videos.

If you have any questions or suggestions for things you'd like to see included in this year's NCPW - Play Your Part campaign please email or call 02 8073 3300.

Follow the Campaign on Facebook

Visit the Queensland Child Protection Week  Website