The Commissioner Says
Helen uses a variety of ways to do this including making regular contributions to ‘Medium’, where she writes about issues or projects related to the rights of children and young people that are of interest or concern to her. Helen also has a LinkedIn account where she shares articles of interest she has read or written, across her networks and for a broader audience interested in matters relating to the rights of children and young people.
Helen is often asked for comments by mainstream media and also writes regular ‘opinion pieces’. These can be viewed on the Us in the Media page.
|July 26th 2018||The risk of not including young people|
|July 6th 2018||Drug Treatment Orders|
|June 22nd 2018||Tackling Truancy|
|June 8th 2018||Imagine being 25|
|May 25th 2018||Stop the Bullying|
|May 10th 2018||The Gonksi Review|
|April 27th 2018||One year on…|
|April 20th 2018||Hosting His Royal Highness|
|April 6th 2018||Older posts|
‘Leave no one behind’ say 200 young people at the Poverty Summit 2019
More than 200 young people gathered at the Adelaide Festival Centre on Friday 28 June for the 2019 Poverty Summit, I hosted in partnership…
Jul 12, 2019 / 3min read. Read More
Children are by nature respectful:
So let’s stop teaching them racism.
May 31, 2019 / 5min read. Read More
Federal Election Priority: Place our children and young people front and centre for a change.
On the eve of our Federal Election I am reflecting on what it means to put our children and young people front and centre when designing…
May 17, 2019 / 5min read. Read More
Young people know what will deliver a more youthful city– if only we’d ask them
Evidence shows that young people worldwide are seeking opportunities to participate in building communities that value their energy and…
Apr 12, 2019 / 3min read. Read More