Speeches and Presentations

2018

Advancing social policy through collaborative practice
Address to the Early Learning and Care Council of Australia AGM, Sydney
Dr Brian Babington, 14 September 2018

Child safety and wellbeing in Australia: Toward a bolder plan
Presentation to the National Forum on Protecting Australia’s Children, Sydney
Dr Brian Babington, 30 August 2018

National policy on child safety and wellbeing: Latest developments and future directions
Address to the ACWA Conference, Sydney
Dr Brian Babington, 20 August 2018

Families: the heart of our society
National Families Week Address, Department of Social Services, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 16 May 2018

Our collective national challenge
Address to the National Coalition on Child Safety and Wellbeing, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 29 March 2018

2017

Never doubting the impact of the few
Address to the Families Australia Annual General Meeting, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 30 October 2017

Going further by travelling together
Address to the 7th SNAICC National Conference, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 13 September 2017

Stronger families, stronger communities: National Families Week 2017
National Families Week address, Department of Social Services, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 17 May 2017

Protecting and valuing children: what would success look like and how does that relate to policy development?
Joint presentation to the 2017 Child Aware Approaches Conference
Dr Brian Babington and Professor Daryl Higgins, 15 May 2017

Child safety & wellbeing: latest national developments and next steps
Families Australia national forums on the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020
Sydney, Hobart, Melbourne, Brisbane
Dr Brian Babington, March 2017

2016

National campaign on child safety and wellbeing: progress and next steps
Address to the FRSA National Conference 2016, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 1 December 2016

Families Australia: today and tomorrow
Address to the Families Australia Annual General Meeting, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 7 November 2016

On lifelong learning and family: the lady who wrote history essays
Convocation address to the Central Queensland University Graduation Ceremony, Sydney
Dr Brian Babington, 15 September 2016

National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children: Progress, directions and challenges
Address to the ACWA Conference, Sydney
Dr Brian Babington, 15 August 2016

Promoting child welfare and rights: challenges and ways forward – Indonesia and Australia
Address to Save the Children’s ‘Families First Learning Event’, Jakarta
Dr Brian Babington, 27 July 2016

Towards a more Child Aware nation
Address to the Child-Safe, Child-Friendly Conference, Bathurst NSW
Dr Brian Babington, 28 June 2016

Envisioning a better future
Address to the Child-Safe, Child-Friendly Conference, Bathurst NSW
Dr Brian Babington, 28 June 2016

Making child safety and wellbeing everyone’s business
Address to the Child Aware Approaches Conference, Brisbane
Dr Brian Babington, 24 May 2016

Supporting change for the better
National Families Week address to the Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 20 May 2016

Bouquets and brickbats: on the work of peak family-related organisations
Address to the Families ACT 10th anniversary celebrations, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 10 May 2016

Towards a brighter future for child safety and wellbeing. How? When?
Address to Building Stronger Australian Families policy forum, Sydney
Dr Brian Babington, 2 May 2016

Building Stronger Australian Families
Policy forum address to the Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Canberra
Dr Brian Babington, 11 April 2016

National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020: latest developments
Address to Building Stronger Australian Families policy forum, Melbourne
Dr Brian Babington, 29 February 2016

Children’s institutions in the global south: overcoming barriers to deinstitutionalisation
Address to Save the Children, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Dr Brian Babington, 23 February 2016