Goodna State School
This event is being hosted by Ipswich City Council in partnership with Mission Australia, making children’s voices heard. This important event forms part of the launch of council’s new policy for Children, Young People and Families and celebrates Mission Australia’s Children’s Voice project delivered across the Ipswich to Inala region.
Children’s Voices – Stronger Schools is a part of Mission Australia’s Children’s Voices Innovation Project.
What children and young people say ,think and wish for is important.
We asked children from our participating schools to - Share their Voice Through Art!
They told us what a Strong, Connected, Inclusive, Healthy, Resilient and Thriving Community looks like through their amazing artwork.
Strength through understanding
Success through perseverance
Caring, sharing, working together
Ipswich Children's Voices was webinar held on October 26, 2020. Questions were asked by primary school aged children to a panel of subject matter experts for discussion.
The video below has chapters marked to skip to specific parts of the morning's event.
Strength through understanding
Success through perseverance
Caring, sharing, working together
What children have to say, think and wish is important. I am committed to ensuring that we listen and value their part in building a strong community.
Ipswich Children's Voices is a great opportunity for children to have their say, and hear the perspectives of tomorrow’s leaders.
I’m looking forward to listening to their voices where we can put children at the centre of designing services with them, not just for them.
This event is a great opportunity for IYAC to hear the children’s voices and help shape a suitable community from their perspective.
I am excited about the opportunity to hear our children’s voices and be part of the collaborative planning for a brighter future.
I listen to babies and children everyday, they all have a story to share. We must really value what is being done or said and respect the moment!
I am looking forward to participating where children are the focus, and children are playing an active role in making decision about their community.
I know the important role children play in our city’s identity and future. I want to hear what children in Ipswich think and what they feel they need.
Looking forward to hearing from children, what is important for them, their community and for Ipswich and excited to support their voices being heard.
As a resident of Ipswich I believe it is vital that children’s voices inform our community's direction.
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