Lantern Making Resources
Run your own lantern making workshop with your students, community or family members. There are lanterns to suit all ages and abilities. We encourage you to display your lanterns at your school or in your community space leading up to Child Protection Week in Queensland. We would love to see your lanterns and displays!
Child Protection Week
Child Protection Week in Queensland is coordinated by the Child Protection Week Committee under the auspicing body of Act for Kids. Child protection is everyone’s business.
Child Protection Week promotes the value of children and focuses on the issues of child abuse and neglect. Child Protection Week aims to raise the profile of all issues connected with child protection, including child abuse prevention, treatment, research, education, service provision and support for children, young people and families. Read more about the objectives.
The following resources can help you promote National Child Protection Week in your community including:
Calendar of Events
Add your own events to the calendar in support of Queensland Child Protection Week. Events already in the calendar include:
• Shine a Light for children lantern project
• Parenting Across Boarders Logan City Council
• Western Suburbs Kindergarten open day and child protection outdoor art gallery
• Gympie Central Child Protection Week Family Fun Day
• Multicultural Family Fun Day Karawatha
Government, non-government partners and communities are working together to build a child and family support system where Queensland children and young people are cared for, protected, safe and able to reach their full potential. To find out more about the reforms underway and to access useful resources, please visit https://www.csyw.qld.gov.au/child-family.
What are you doing to help promote child safety in your community?