The St Vincent de Paul Society believes that everyone in Australia has the right to “a place to learn” and the rights of children are a prominent concern.

 

 


 

  • Children with a disability in the school system: Submission to an education inquiry

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    Senate inquiry: Current levels of access and attainment for students with disability in the school system, and the impact on students and families associated with inadequate levels of support Update - Please note the...

  • Submission on Domestic violence and children

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    Summary The Society supports strong investment in addressing the symptoms of domestic violence, which include support for women and children leaving violence; education for men and boys about violence; and helping women...

  • Submission to the Inquiry into School Funding

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    Our submission On March 19, 2014 the St Vincent de Paul Society made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on School Funding outlining its belief that education plays a critical role in the training and development...

  • Submission on the Working With Children Check

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    The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission) has invited submissions on its Issues Paper 1 –Working with Children Check. The Society supports a national Working With...

  • Submission to the Inquiry into TAFE

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    Our submission On 1st June, 2013 the St Vincent de Paul Society made a submission to the Standing Committee on Education and Employment conducting an inquiry into the role of TAFE and its operation. The Society believes...

  • Submission on a National Children's Commission for Australia

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    Submission to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs The Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (National Children’s Commissioner) Bill 2012 On 24 May 2012, Mr Tim Watling, Inquiry...

  • Submission on Commissioner for Children

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    Submission to the Inquiry into the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010 Our nation continues to tolerate high rates of homelessness among children and young people. Twelve percent of people...