The needs of families are becoming more complex and the support grandparents can offer to their own family and to other families is significant. Through acting together grandparents are becoming strong advocates.
What we believe
Each year GPV/KCV conducts at least one campaign. Most campaigns undertaken span a number of years so in any given year there is always more than one campaign underway.
Celebrate National Children’s Week – Oct 23 to 31
Grandparents for the Environment newsletter
Click here to download a PDF copy (930KB) of UN Committee rules countries bear responsibility for harmful impact of climate change on children
Children’s Week is a national celebration that recognises the talents, skills, achievements and rights of children. It will run from Saturday 23 October to Sunday 31 October 2021, with thousands of Victorian children taking part in the festivities. The theme for Children’s Week 2020-21 is Children have the right to choose their friends and safely connect with others, drawn from Article 15 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. During Children’s Week, local councils, not-for-profit organisations, schools &hellip read more
Treating Families Fairly Alliance response to the Federal Budget – Struggling families have been left in the cold by the Federal Government’s budget.
At a meeting of the Council of Attorneys General in Australia held on July 27th 2020, a decision was taken not to increase the age of criminal responsibility in Australia – it currently sits at 10 years of age.
30 March 2020 These are truly unprecedented times, and for those who were already struggling to get by, the coronavirus crisis will only add to hardship. That is why we need a swift and compassionate response from government that supports all people receiving social security payments both now and during the recovery phase.