Commission welcomes report into kinship care payments and action to improve support
We welcome a Victorian Ombudsman report into financial support to kinship carers and an improved model announced by the government
New phase of Reportable Conduct Scheme starts in 2018
Religious organisations, hospitals, disability services and camps will be covered by the scheme from 1 January 2018
Children’s commissioners present youth justice principles
Victoria’s children’s commissioners have signed on to a position paper that calls for a rehabilitative focus for youth justice.
Children's advocates meet to discuss priorities
Children's advocates focused on national priorities for the safety, wellbeing and rights of children and young people.
Release of the Northern Territory Royal Commission report
We welcome the report of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.
There is nothing trivial about child abuse
While some think that reporting allegations is a bureaucratic burden, we must err on the side of protecting children.
Cultural rights for Koori youth in detention
VEOHRC and CCYP are working together to promote cultural connection and rights of Koori children and young people in youth justice
A year of standing up for children and young people
Our 2016-17 annual report was tabled in Parliament on 19 October 2017
Don’t make children the victims of the same–sex marriage survey
This vote can provide an opportunity to challenge homophobia and show solidarity and care for young people
Celebrating those who give a voice to young people
We are proud to be involved in the Protecting Children Awards for the tenth year in a row.
Permanency Amendments Inquiry report complete
We have finalised our inquiry report into the implementation of permanency amendments
Celebrating NAIDOC week
This year’s NAIDOC week theme reminds us of the vital importance of keeping Aboriginal children’s connection to culture
Let's stick to the fundamentals in child and youth crime
Protecting and strengthening a specialised and effective criminal justice response to children and young people.
The Same Four Walls report
Media release: Children in Victoria’s youth justice centres are subjected to unacceptable levels of isolation and lockdowns.
Taskforce 1000 recommendations
From Andrew Jackomos on the recommendations of the Taskforce 1000 reports into Aboriginal children in out-of-home care.
Youth justice administration changes
Comments on changes to Victoria's youth justice administration and Ombudsman report.
Corrections staff in youth justice
Our response to the announcement that Corrections Victoria staff will be brought into youth justice.