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:
Children's Week Theme 2022
The Children’s Week National Theme for 2022 is based on UNCRC Article 27.
Children have the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and mental needs. The government should help families who cannot afford to provide this.
Children’s Week 2021 will be held between 22 October – 30 October 2022.