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“The Power of Music”

“The Power of Music”

Not only is Lonely Planet telling the world about the music scene in Adelaide but our children and young people also know the power of music! “I myself am a very musical person, I play most instruments, I play drums when mad or play guitar when I...

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Dec 15, 2017
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“Adulty Things”

“Adulty Things”

During the Listening Tour we heard a lot about the importance of learning how to do the day to day activities that you are responsible for once you become an adult.  One 17 year old told us that schools should “run programs that teach young people...

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Dec 15, 2017
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National Youth Arts Summit

Helen Connolly presenting her opening keynote address at the National Youth Summit Future Proofing Arts + Culture at Carclew House. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izduAipS5dA

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Dec 15, 2017
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Who says libraries aren’t cool?

Who says libraries aren’t cool?

Certainly not the children of Mount Gambier, they rate their local library as one of the best places to go in town! Helen, the Commissioner for Children and Young People, launched her Listening Tour in Mount Gambier in June and by spending some...

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Oct 30, 2017
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Cost-of-Living Reality Check

Cost-of-Living Reality Check

Are 6-year-olds really worried about the cost of living or are they just reflecting what those around them are concerned about? Although it's difficult to be sure, what was evident throughout the Commissioner’s Listening Tour was that a lot of...

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Oct 30, 2017
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Ruby’s Community Initiatives

Ruby’s Community Initiatives

When you meet a group of young people, who have experienced personal challenges yet are committed to helping others you can’t help but be inspired.  This is how the Commissioner for Children and young people Helen Connolly felt after meeting with...

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Sep 4, 2017
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Helen Connolly visits Port Augusta

Helen Connolly visits Port Augusta

SOUTH Australian Commissioner for Children and Young People Helen Connolly visited Port Augusta on August 3-4, meeting with about 120 youths. After becoming SA’s first Children’s Commissioner on April 18, Ms Connolly has been undertaking a...

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Aug 16, 2017
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Helen visits the young people of Port Lincoln

Helen visits the young people of Port Lincoln

Children's Commissioner Helen Connolly listens to Port Lincoln young people Since becoming the state’s first Commissioner for Children and Young People in April, Helen Connolly has been undertaking a Listening Tour and visited more than 150 Port...

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Aug 16, 2017
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Lobethal Community Kindergarten

Lobethal Community Kindergarten

Helen spent the afternoon at Bush Kindy as part of her Listening Tour it was lots of fun and a great opportunity to see children exploring and learning in nature’s playground.    The Lobethal Community Kindy spends a day a week at Bushland park as...

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Aug 16, 2017

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