The NSW Children’s Week™ Awards recognise outstanding achievements by children and the work of adults in supporting children in any relevant endeavour as an individual or a group. The NSW Children’s Week Awards recognise outstanding contributions to the needs, interests and welfare of children in the following categories:
Emily is a young carer working as a mentor and program leader with the On Fire program in Campbelltown.
Emily Arthur is a young carer who volunteers with the On Fire program based in Campbelltown to support other young carers living in families affected by mental illness.
Every week a group of over 60 students involved in the program visit residents of a retirement home.
Shaping Outcomes, a Bryon Bay based program works to support the families of young children with disability and/or developmental delay.
KU Starting Points in Macarthur is an Early Childhood Intervention program for families with children under eight years of age with disability and/or developmental delay.
A lovely story on Eden Marine High School's nomination in the community commitment awards for NSW Children's Week: Click here to read.
The awards recognize outstanding achievement for children and adults in any endeavour either as an individual or a group. NSW Children’s Week award nominations are now closed. For more information, please email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please find the guidelines below:
We are pleased to announce that the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens in their 200th year have been appointed as a Children’s Week Champion for 2016 in recognition of their extensive outreach to children through their through many targeted education and community programs.
We are pleased to announce that Crinkling newspaper has been appointed as a Children’s Week Champion for 2016 in recognition of their innovative launch of a newspaper created just for children. The founders are to be congratulated on this initiative that truly enacts UNCRC Article 17-. www.crinklingnews.com.au