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National Child Wellbeing Symposium

Event Date: 25 February 2016

Time: 9.00am–4.30pm

Venue: Menzies Theatrette, National Convention Centre Canberra, 31 Constitution Ave, Canberra City, ACT

Cost: Free

RSVP: 19 February 2016

This symposium will explore key policy challenges in promoting wellbeing among young people in Australia. National Children's Commissioner Ms Megan Mitchell will launch the final Australia Child Wellbeing Project (AWCP) report and database.


Project leaders Associate Professor Gerry Redmond (Flinders University), Dr Jen Skattebol and Professor Peter Saunders (Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW), and partner investigators Dr Petra Lietz and Dr Sue Thomson (Australian Council for Educational Research).

They will be joined by colleagues Dr Cassandra Goldie (CEO, Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)), Professor George Patton (Director of Adolescent Health Research, Royal Children’s Hospital) and other researchers and practitioners.

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Event Location: National Convention Centre Canberra, 31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra ACT

Registrations Close: 19 February 2016 11:59 PM

Places Available: 5

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