The 6th national Child Aware conference (CA2019) will be held in Brisbane, 16-17 May 2019. The conference will advance the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009–2020 (National Framework), the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022, and the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The particpation of young people will be a feature of this conference.
The CA2019 conference program will encourage thought leaders to stimulate discussion on how to make Australia an even better place for children, young people and their families. Keynote speakers and experts will frame their presentations in ways that identify new or current research and its applicability to policy and practice, deepen policy discourse and analysis, showcase innovative practice, and help to broaden our understanding of the National Framework.