14 min

Rural children's voices - episode eight Emerging Minds Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

South Australia’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People, Helen Connolly, shares advice on engagement, how we can better listen to this age group and insights on what it is like for rural children and young people during time of adversities, such as drought.  In this episode, Helen Connolly, South Australia’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People, shares her experiences and what she has leant from talking and working with thousands of children and young people from all over South Australia.

Some of the stories in this podcast may be distressing to some people. If you or someone you know require assistance, please call LifeLine on 13 11 14 or beyondblue on 1300 22 4636. If life is in danger, call 000. 



Reflections:

Reflection 1: Commissioner’s role [00:47]  
Reflection 2: Commissioner’s approach in engaging children and young people [01:20] 
Reflection 3: Commissioner’s insight of regional and rural children and communities [03:32] 
Reflection 4: Commissioner’s advice for adults [04:48]
Reflection 5: Commissioner’s insight on how to better listen to children and young people [06:17]  
Reflection 6: Commissioner’s on how children and young people voices can be heard [08:15]
Reflection 7: Commissioner’s on how to support a positive future for children and young people in their lives [10:02]

 

Further information and resources:  

Commissioner for Children and Young People SA: https://www.ccyp.com.au/ 

The SA commissioner’s role is to promote and advocate for the rights, interests and wellbeing of children and young people. This is done through: making recommendations to government and examining systemic issues relating to children and young people; conducting research and producing reports; and ensuring that South Australia meets its international obligations. The commission also seeks to engage children and young people to encourage their participation in decision making that affects their lives (Government of South Australia, 2018; The Children and Young People (Oversight and Advocacy Bodies) Act 2016). 


List of all the Australian, State and Territories Children's and Young People Commissioners and Guardians via the CFCA website: https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/publications/childrens-commissioners-and-guardians 

 

Acknowledgemen

South Australia’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People, Helen Connolly, shares advice on engagement, how we can better listen to this age group and insights on what it is like for rural children and young people during time of adversities, such as drought.  In this episode, Helen Connolly, South Australia’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People, shares her experiences and what she has leant from talking and working with thousands of children and young people from all over South Australia.

Some of the stories in this podcast may be distressing to some people. If you or someone you know require assistance, please call LifeLine on 13 11 14 or beyondblue on 1300 22 4636. If life is in danger, call 000. 



Reflections:

Reflection 1: Commissioner’s role [00:47]  
Reflection 2: Commissioner’s approach in engaging children and young people [01:20] 
Reflection 3: Commissioner’s insight of regional and rural children and communities [03:32] 
Reflection 4: Commissioner’s advice for adults [04:48]
Reflection 5: Commissioner’s insight on how to better listen to children and young people [06:17]  
Reflection 6: Commissioner’s on how children and young people voices can be heard [08:15]
Reflection 7: Commissioner’s on how to support a positive future for children and young people in their lives [10:02]

 

Further information and resources:  

Commissioner for Children and Young People SA: https://www.ccyp.com.au/ 

The SA commissioner’s role is to promote and advocate for the rights, interests and wellbeing of children and young people. This is done through: making recommendations to government and examining systemic issues relating to children and young people; conducting research and producing reports; and ensuring that South Australia meets its international obligations. The commission also seeks to engage children and young people to encourage their participation in decision making that affects their lives (Government of South Australia, 2018; The Children and Young People (Oversight and Advocacy Bodies) Act 2016). 


List of all the Australian, State and Territories Children's and Young People Commissioners and Guardians via the CFCA website: https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/publications/childrens-commissioners-and-guardians 

 

Acknowledgemen

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