CCYP Reports

The Commissioner produces reports based on projects linked to key focus areas of her work as set out in her
Front & Centre Strategic Agenda 2018-2022 and Strategic Framework (2022+)

The Commissioner also publishes an Annual Report which is presented to the Minister for Education for tabling in Parliament on the Commissioner’s behalf. A child friendly version of the Annual Report is also produced for download. Scroll to the bottom of the page to view and download these reports.

 

July 2022 - The Things That Matter 3 - Views of 8-12 year olds on life, school and community

Views of 8-12 year olds on life, school and community
7.5MB – Adobe PDF

July 2022 - Vaping Survey: Key Findings

What do young people in South Australia think about current responses to vaping and how to better respond?
1MB – Adobe PDF

June 2022 - More Than a Game

What do children and young people think about sport?
2MB – Adobe PDF

May 2022 - From Checkbox to Commitment

What children and young people living with disability said about identity, inclusion and independence.
2MB – Adobe PDF

April 2022 - Join the Dots

Considering the impact of parental incarceration on children and young people
4MB – Adobe PDF

February 2022 - Stereotypes and Sexism

The views and experiences of South Australian school children of stereotypes and sexism
3MB – Adobe PDF

December 2021 - Child Rights Progress Reports

South Australia’s progress on recommendations made by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
4MB – Adobe PDF

October 2021 - COVID-19 Survey: Key Findings

What young South Australians think about COVID-19 vaccines and restrictions
1.4MB – Adobe PDF

October 2021 - The Things That Matter to Children - What SA Children Say About School

A snapshot view of the things that matter to children about school.
1MB – Adobe PDF

October 2021 - The Things That Matter to Children - What SA Children Say About Job Skills and The Future

A snapshot view of the things that matter to children about job skills and the future.
1MB – Adobe PDF

October 2021 - The Things That Matter to Children - What Worries SA Children Most

A snapshot view of the things that matter to children.
1MB – Adobe PDF

October 2021 - Spotlight on the True Cost of Going to School

Examining the true costs of going to school in South Australia
1.4MB – Adobe PDF

August 2021 - No Exceptions - Creating safer schools for LGBTQIA+ Students

Creating safer schools for LGBTQIA+ students
1.8MB – Adobe PDF

August 2021 - My Digital Life - Understanding the impact of digital poverty on children and young people

Understanding the impacts of digital poverty on children and young people
2MB – Adobe PDF

July 2021 - The Things That Matter 2 - Views of 8 - 12 year olds on life, school and community

Views of 8-12 year olds on life, school and community
2MB – Adobe PDF

July 2021 - Tapping Into Our Talents

Leading for our Future 
8MB – Adobe PDF

June 2021 - Health Hub - ideas for creating children and youth friendly health services

Ideas for creating more child and youth friendly health services
8MB – Adobe PDF

June 2021 - Sex Education in South Australia - what young people need to know for sexual health and safety

What young people need to know for sexual health and safety
2MB – Adobe PDF

March 2021 - Menstruation Matters - The impact of menstruation on wellbeing, participation and school attendance

The impact of menstruation on wellbeing, participation and school attendance
1.8MB – Adobe PDF

February 2021 - Cover Books in Nutella - and other creative ways to encourage children to read

Creative ways to encourage children to read
1.8MB – Adobe PDF

December 2020 - Child Rights Progress Reports SA

South Australia’s progress on recommendations made by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
1.8MB – Adobe PDF

November 2020 - The Blame Game - perspectives from children and young people on the impact of school exclusions

Perspectives from children and young people on the impact of school exclusions
1.6MB – Adobe PDF

September 2020 - Trust is a Must - what does it take to be child friendly and child safe?

What it takes to be child friendly and child safe
2MB – Adobe PDF

October 2020 - The Things That Matter - Views of 8 - 12 year olds on life, school and community

Views of 8 – 12 year olds on life, school and community
1.6MB – Adobe PDF

August 2020 - Press Play - Activating young people's health and wellbeing through play

Activating young people’s health and wellbeing through play
1.4MB – Adobe PDF

June 2020 - Take Care - providing better support for young carers

Providing better support for young carers
1MB – Adobe PDF

June 2020 - Reflections on COVID-19 by South Australian Young People

South Australian young people reflect on the impact of the coronavirus on their world and their futures
1.4MB – Adobe PDF

June 2020 - The Job Aspirations of 8 - 12 Year Olds

A snapshot view of job aspirations of 8 – 12 year olds in South Australia
489KB – Adobe PDF

June 2020 - Off To Work We Go...Preparing South Australian school students for their work future

Preparing South Australian school students for their work future
1MB – Adobe PDF

June 2020 - Spotlight on Parent/Carer Careers Advice

Insights for parents/carers on career advice in relation to children
1MB – Adobe PDF

June 2020 - Spotlight on Work Experience

Bringing the voices of young South Australians and combining their ideas and insights with those of their parents, educators and business leaders
479KB – Adobe PDF

May 2020 - Period Survey Short Report

Impact of Periods on School Students* in South Australia
265KB – Adobe PDF

April 2020 - Community Building in the 21st Century

Collaborative gaming to build connection, confidence and creativity
1MB – Adobe PDF

April 2020: What Do SA Kids Have To Say About...

What do SA kids have to say?
565KB – Adobe PDF

March 2020 - Sanitary Products in Schools Short Report

Sanitary Product Supply to School Students in South Australia
285KB Adobe PDF

March 2020 - Making Change in Youth Justice

A User’s Guide to building a better South Australian youth justice system
2MB – Adobe PDF

March 2020 - Regenerating Our Regions

Increasing participation of young people in rural South Australia
2MB – Adobe PDF

January 2020 - 2030 SDG Action Plan

SDG Action Plan by South Australian Young People
2MB – Adobe PDF

November 2019 - First Port of Call Report

Supporting the South Australian health care system to better meet the needs of trans and gender diverse children and young people
3MB – Adobe PDF

October 2019 - Leave No One Behind - Poverty Report

What children and young people have said about living in poverty
3MB – Adobe PDF

August 2019 - Public Transport - It's Not Fine

A report into systemic issues identified by South Australian children and young people in relation to their experience of public transport services
1MB – Adobe PDF

July 2019 - Aboriginal Youth Engagement Project

What young Aboriginal people living in South Australia have said will strengthen their voice
865KB – Adobe PDF

2019 - Youthful Adelaide Report

What young people have said will make Adelaide more youthful
1MB – Adobe PDF

June 2019 - CCYP Advocacy Priorities 2019-2020

Advocacy Priorities for South Australia’s Children & Young People
250KB – Adobe PDF

2019 - Growing confident, connected, creative regional kids

Read what regional children and young people told me about their communities
250KB – Adobe PDF

2019 - Hopes and Dreams Report

Find out what children and young people living in South Australia hope for, and what support they need to help realise their dreams.
895KB – Adobe PDF

2019 Leading for our Future Youth Symposium Report

Hear directly from young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds on their experiences of accessing employment pathways, finding employment and, importantly, their suggested solutions for improving the process.
1MB – Adobe PDF

2018 - Democracy in Action

What happened when 16 & 17 year olds voted?
350KB – Adobe PDF

2018 - Children and Young People in the Family Law System Report

What children and young people think should happen when families separate
164KB – Adobe PDF

2018 - Report on The Bullying Project

What South Australian children and young people have told us about bullying
4MB – Adobe PDF

2018 - Legislative and Policy Overview

This review summarises select legislation and policy relevant to children and young people in South Australia
164KB – Adobe PDF

2018 - Front and Centre - an Agenda for South Australian Children and Young People

This document outlines the broad focus areas of the Commissioner for Children and Young People South Australia for 2018 to 2022.
164KB – Adobe PDF

2018 - Australian Children's Commissioners & Guardians - Joint Participation Paper

The Australian Children’s Commissioners and Guardians (ACCG)1 is a coalition of independent commissioners, guardians and advocates for children and young people from around Australia
2MB – Adobe PDF

2017 ACCG Youth Justice Position Statement

Statement on conditions and treatment in youth justice detention
547KB – Adobe PDF

2017 - Listening Tour Reflections

Hearing the voices of South Australia’s children and young people
164KB – Adobe PDF