NCPW 2016 Events

Registered National Child Protection Week Events.


Protecting Children is Everyone’s Business

Address:Victoria Park State School Hall – Shakespeare St
Organisation:Life Without Barriers
Contact Person:Francesca Troxell
Phone:0476 851 552
Description:Celebrating Keeping Children Safe in Mackay
Date and time:Wednesday 7 September 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Jenny’s Part

Address:Rooke Street Mall
Contact Person:Jennifer Davis
Phone:0473 567 324
Description:Government and non-government agencies display and distribute information to the general public.
Date and time:Thursday 8 September 2016, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic and Grandparents Day

Address:Lot 15 Gorrall Avenue
Organisation:Thiyama-Li Family Violence Service Indigenous Corporation
Contact Person:Louise Johnson-Warwick
Phone:02 6872 2440
Description:To provide a fun filled day for the children of Bourke combining with visits from their parents and Grandparents. Fun activities with lots of prizes and entertainment.
Date and time:Wednesday 7 September 2016, 11:00 am
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The BULLY Project R U OK? Day Screening and Talks Event

Address:ACMI, Federation Square
Organisation:The BULLY Project
Contact Person:Katie Barry
Description:This is a closed event.
The BULLY Project and R U OK? are teaming up with ACMI, Bullystoppers, Department of Education Victoria, Federation Square, headspace and PROJECT ROCKIT to deliver a morning packed with activities to inspire teachers and students to be there for one another when life gets a bit tough or stressful. With appearances by Lee Hirsch, Director of BULLY, R U OK? Ambassador and PROJECT ROCKIT, students will have the chance to watch, listen and explore how they can connect with friends and support them if they are going through a tough time. Because we’re never too young to learn positive talking behaviour. The 2-hour program, suitable for secondary students, includes a screening of BULLY for Younger Audiences (this version excludes themes relating to gun violence and suicide and runs for 47-mins), inspirational speakers and panel discussion, and digital activities. And headspace will be onsite to chat if anyone needs some immediate support. This is a free event but teachers and students must register at
Date and time:Thursday 8 September 2016, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Address:Wolseley Park
Organisation:Gunnedah Family Support Home Base
Contact Person:Rebecca Ruhmann
Phone:02 6742 2967
Description:Event to raise Community Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect but hosting a Teddy Bear's Picnic with activities, balloons and sausage sizzle. Many local organisations and schools are providing activities for the children to get involved in.
Date and time:Thursday 8 September 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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White Balloon Day Activity

Address:YMCA Building, Chloride Street
Suburb:Broken Hill
Organisation:Mission Australia
Contact Person:Karen Caple
Phone:08 8087 2518
Description:Family Fun Day as part of Child Protection Week Mission Australia and Broken Hill YMCA are hosting a White Balloon Day Release at 1pm, Free BBQ lunch and Activities for the whole family. Activities include Information Stall, Children's craft activities, Inflatable Slide, Jumping Castle, Colouring In Competition.
Date and time:Friday 9 September 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Protective Behaviours Workshop

Address:Don Russell Performing Arts Centre, Murdoch Drive
Organisation:City of Gosnells
Contact Person:Hailey Osborne
Phone:08 9397 3126
Description:Equip your child with the language and principles of Protective Behaviours. Help children identify unsafe situations and arm them with the tools to either seek appropriate help or protect themselves.Presented by Protective Behaviours WA.
Date and time:Tuesday 6 September 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Anglicare Child Protection Week Family Fun Day

Address:Bayside Park, Fairlead Crescent
Organisation:Anglicare Logan
Contact Person:Ruth Hatton
Phone:07 3340 9299
Description:FREE Family Fun Day
Date and time:Saturday 10 September 2016, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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