Who We Are

THE PEOPLE INVOLVED IN ACT CHILDREN’S WEEK

NATIONAL PATRON
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia
His Excellency General the Honourable
Sir Peter Cosgrove
AK MC (Retd)

ACT CHILDREN’S WEEK PATRON
The Hon Margaret Reid AO

CHILDREN’S WEEK AMBASSADOR
Jackie French AM
Acclaimed author

ACT CHILDREN’S WEEK PRESIDENT
Narelle Hargreaves OAM JP
2016 ACT Citizen of the Year

 

ACT CHILDREN’S WEEK COMMITTEE

The committee is made up of community volunteers, representatives from various organisations and government agencies who are committed to the aims of Children’s Week. Committee members meet monthly, 4.00 pm at the Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning, Fremantle Drive, Stirling. Committee membership is open to anyone who is interested in furthering the well being of our young people in the ACT.  The committee welcomes new members. Please contact us if you would like to join our committee – see CONTACT DETAILS.

COMMITTEE REPRESENTATION

ACT Community Services Directorate, ACT Education Directorate, ACT Storytellers’ Guild and Library Service, Scouts, Children’s Book Council, ACT Playgroups, National Gallery of Australia, ACT Principals’ Association, Girl Guides Australia, Catholic Education Office, National Museum of Australia, and community representatives.