About us

The Children’s Week Council of Australia is responsible for encouraging and supporting the widest possible participation of all States and Territories in Children’s Week. Children’s Week is an annual event celebrated in Australia held around the fourth Wednesday in October.  A diverse range of events and activities are organised at National, State and Local levels. These focus the attention of the wider community on children, their rights and achievements. Children’s Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood.

Celebrate Children's Week

Click on a State or Territory below to find out more about Children’s Week celebrations near you:

Northern Territory


New South Wales



South Australia

Western Australia

Children's Week Theme 2024

The Children’s Week National Theme for 2024 is based on UNCRC Article 24:

Children have the right to a clean and safe environment.

Children’s Week 2024 will be held between 19 October – 27 October 2024. 

Minister's Children's Week Message 2023

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