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 2021

The Children’s Week National Theme for 2021 is based on UNCRC Article 15.

Children have the right to choose their own friends and safely connect with others.

Children’s Week 2021 will be held between 23 October – 31 October 2021. 

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