Organisation

Advocate for Children and Young People (NSW)

Acronym:
ACYP
Alternate Name:

Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People (NSW)


The Advocate for Children and Young People is an independent statutory office reporting to the NSW Parliament through the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Children and Young People.

Report

The voices of children and young people in out-of-home care 2021

In 2021, the ACYP team spoke to 99 children and young people across NSW who are currently or who were previously in out-of-home care (OOHC). This report outlines the experiences of those young people and provides their suggestions for what needs to change.
Strategy

The NSW strategic plan for children and young people 2022-24

The content of this plan is primarily driven by direct consultation with children and young people. In this way, the Advocate for Children and Young People is not relying on what they assume children and young people need and want, but speaking to them directly...
Guide

A guide to establishing a children and young people’s advisory group

This resource has been developed to help organisations, including government departments, meaningfully and effectively involve children and young people in their decision making.
Report

The voices of children and young people with disability

This consultation gave children and young people with disability a platform to use their lived experiences to inform decision makers and service providers about how to best continue to support their needs. This report highlights the ways in which children and young people with disability...
Report

Children and young people’s experience of disaster 2020

This report gave children and young people a platform to inform decision makers and service providers about how to best continue to support their needs before, during and after a disaster. The report also highlights the ways in which children and young people want to...