The Right to Be Me

Children’s Rights Queensland has launched our first children’s picture book The Right to Be Me. Click below to learn more.

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About Us

Children’s Rights Queensland was founded in 1971 and has a rich history of promoting the rights of children and supporting communities. We deliver a range of initiatives that raise awareness of the needs, rights and achievements of children.

Children’s Rights Queensland is proudly supported by the Queensland Family and Child Commission

Children's Week Celebrations

Each year events are held across Queensland to celebrate National Children’s Week. Grants are available for groups and organisations.

Young Leaders Challenge

A Leadership Program designed for high school students across Queensland.

Ambassador Program

Looking to give back to your community? Apply to become a Children’s Rights Queensland Ambassador.

Children's Rights Resources

View our range of Children’s Rights Resources for educators, parents and children.

Children's Week 2021

23 October – 31 October 2021

The Children’s Week National Theme for 2021 is UNCRC Article 15 – Children have the right to choose their own friends and safely connect with others.


Every right, for every child

Eglantyne Jebb, a strong British Social Reformer, who became fondly known as the lady in the brown cardigan, is known to have drafted the document that became the Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child.

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