Prosody Blog

Prosody is the pitch and tone of the human voice. It is the very essence of connection. Our blog hosts articles and stories dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people.

September 15, 2020

Putting children first in legislation

This article was written by Lauren Thomas, Program Manager – Service Development and Projects at the Australian Childhood Foundation. In December it will be 30 years since Australia ratified the United Nations Charter for the Rights of Children (UNCRC). For thirty years we have agreed – along with almost every other nation in the world now – …

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September 7, 2020

Do we really put children first?

This article was written by Dr Joe Tucci, CEO of the Australian Childhood Foundation.  I have a problem with Child Protection Week. It is important. Actually, it is vital. Starting yesterday, on Father’s Day, Australia is acknowledging its 30th such week. I have been involved in almost 25 of them as the CEO of the Australian …

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September 5, 2019

National Child Protection Week 2019

This article was authored by Jeanette Miller, Senior Consultant in the Parenting and Early Years Program at the Australian Childhood Foundation. Fathers’ Day is not just about dads. It also marks the beginning of National Child Protection Week: appropriate timing, given what we know about the importance of putting children first whilst also giving parents …

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